Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions (Paperback)
 
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Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions (Paperback)

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    In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders ......more

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In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders -- a place where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality -- obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible -- in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.

Author:
Gaiman, Neil
Genre:
FICTION / General
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
363
Language:
English
Publisher:
Avon Books
Publish Date:
09/01/2005
Copyright Year:
1998
ISBN:
9780380789023
Height:
6.75 in
Wdth:
4.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.4 lb
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    Sometimes I'm in the mood for a short story or two. This book satisfies that need and you feel as if you have received a bonus, as all the stories differ in how they are written. I am new to Neil Gaiman's writing...He is fully entertaining and I look forward to reading more of his work.

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