Salon Fantastique: Fifteen Original Tales of Fantasy
Publish date: September 26th 2006
Publisher: Running Press
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Datlow and Windling; how can you go wrong? You can't! They're a couple of the best editors out there. Of course, that doesn't mean that I love every story, but this is a really good anthology.The 'theme' her eis that of the 19th-century salon - but that just basically means, 'anything goes.' There i...
The three best stories in this anthology are "Le Fee Verte" by Delia Sherman, "Femaville 29" by Paul Di Filippo, and "My Travels with Al-Qaeda" by Lavie Tidhar (which is an excellent story about the effects of terrorism). There is a wonderful sense of place and time in those stories and make the bo...