Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy
Publish date: March 19th 2013
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, Short Stories
, Alternate History
Loved it. Wonderful collection. There might be one or two stories that aren't quite as strong as the rest, but it hardly matters. They are imaginative, well-constructed, and a great deal of fun. I particularly enjoyed the stories who owe a debt of inspiration to the Brontes, Austen and Trollop. I'm ...
One of the best short stories compilation. The stories fits the main theme yet have enough variation not to bore. I found some new authors I'd like to follow.
Like all anthologies, this was difficult for me to rate because it was all over the map in terms of enjoyment for me.Some standouts both good and bad:I really liked Delia Sherman's titular "Queen Victoria's Book of Spells", which was both an interesting story and a magical world that I would enjoy r...
This was an anthology I’ve been wanting to read, mostly for the stories by Theodora Goss, Elizabeth Wein, & Catherynne Valente. I loved all three, but was also pleasantly surprised by Gregory Maguire’s, and liked the Kushner/Stevermer letter game story (though I wanted a whole book there!). The stor...
This was prety good.. like most anthologies there were some gems and some bummers, but overall I enjoyed it .
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