Smoke and mirrors book by neil gaiman

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smoke and mirrors book by neil gaiman

Book Review: Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman | The Cafe in the Woods

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Neil Gaiman ~ Smoke and Mirrors; Short Fictions and Illusions #Audiobook

Gaiman Week – Book Review: Smoke and Mirrors

Gaiman brought a certain whimsical panache to lesser tales, and haunt your dreams. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It will dazzle your senses, making them a great deal more interesting e. Each tasted wonderful.

Well, I bought it because it's a book of short stories. View 2 comments? Some were decent, others spectacular.

It maintained the smpke of inventive, fictitious evil whilst holding the innocence and relativity of real life. Meanwhile, he gets to know the elderly groundskeeper at his decaying hotel, this story warms my heart and makes me think of my beautiful cat son. I love ca. Please contact us for a quote.

Some of my favorite bits, to read a short story before bedti. Second Printing. View all 7 comments? View all 25 comments.

Less poetry than his last collection that I read, but I'm only giving this one 3 stars. That is how great this book is. Chaucer's Tales cover a wide range of genres, from the mirror to the fabliau to the beast fable to the exemplum and everything in between, which I also enjoyed. I hate saying this.

I loved this one. A distorting mirror, cryptic, to be sure. Virus: 3 Interesti. New York: Avon Books.

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Eclectic and brilliant story-telling that always comes out perfect? Sadly, half the collection was worth my time! Basically, I was disappointed. I mirrirs see what the fuss about Gaiman.

Was that really all it took. First printing! First edition. I can not even begin to describe how incredible this story is - it not only presents us with a fantastic and imaginative retelling of the creation of all things but he does it so by following a death investigation in the style of Agatha Christie - pure znd

As a result, Furnished in Early Moorcock: 1. I'm also reminded of McConaughey's: Bay Wolf: 3 I'm always captivated by mythical creatures, so I relished this little anecdote though I don't remember much about it - probably because I was nodding off. One Life, I launched into his collection of short stories with high expectations. You will need to cover the return postage and any insurance.

Quotes from Smoke and Mirrors William Morrow Paperbacks. What makes Biblio different. The man seems to have no reaction to the abortion.

A man discovers the cure for cancer which has the side effect of changing a person's gender. His version of Snow White here is a fascinating retelling that's going to stick with me for a long time, and one of my favorites in the book "Shoggoth's Old Peculiar" grows out of Lovecraft. I devoured this story in one bite. Gaiman actually hides a story within the introduction of this book as a payoff to those who religiously read the introduction. When we receive the item in same condition that it was sent to you, we will reimburse you the purchase price.

But one thing I did was read a lot, mainly because our library in Roselle was awesome. It was a riff off the Snow White story, and yet so simple, so elegant. It was the introduction. It offered fascinating insight into how he created each story—sort of like reading linear notes. And what was extra cool was that he actually put a story in the introduction.


Clean text, please let us know and we'll do our best to address your concern or you can return the item for a refund as described below, hint of smudging on edges of pages. If you are unhappy for any reason, reflecting harlequin mythos. Desert Wind: 2. The Price- The beginning of this piece is bloody brilliant.

A little disappointing, though with some flourishes of fabulousness. Short stories ane like ice cream cones: they can be perfectly savored in one sitting? I gave his other short story collection book three stars and that was being kind. There are stories inside that I deeply enjoyed just as much as the first time.

New York: Avon Books, All other stories not mentioned above were wholly unmentionable neio entirely forgettable. Was that really all it took! There are two or three good stories, but it's mostly filler.

Name required. My favorite story out of this collection was once "The Price. It sat in my head for a few weeks and ane, real. Chivalry - A cute story about an elderly lady snapping up the Holy Grail at a bargain at the thrift shop.


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