Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
Publish date: October 13th 2009
Pages no: 363
Edition language: English
Series: American Gods (#1)
As with previous collections of short pieces by Gaiman, I found this extremely variable in quality: Anything referred to as "poetry" is execrable, as are all the "stories" that are extremely short and fail to follow any normal narrative structure. On the other hand, the pieces that follow some kind ...
Please note that I gave this 3.5 stars. I rounded it up to 4 stars on Goodreads.So all in all definitely a mixed bag I am sad to say. I have loved everything else that I have read of Neil Gaiman's though I did only find Good Omens to be okay/good and have no intention of re-reading it. I have alread...
Some real gems here, as you would expect from Gaiman.
Author: Neil Gaiman ASIN: B005GL95T0 Why did I read it? Well, I had listened to two other books by Neil Gaiman: one being a collaboration with Terry Pratchett, "Good Omens"; and the other being the 10th anniversary edition of "American Gods", which I truly enjoyed. Given this was a selection of sh...
Stir in the specter of Poe, the shadow of Bradbury, and a dash of Tim Burton's macabre quirkiness -- and from the Gothic cauldron is served a phantasmogorical smorgasbord that is darkly and deliciously Gaiman.
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