Publish date: December 19th 1980
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Pages no: 332
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 1980-12-10)Houghton Mifflin finally delivered a receptacle for the Shatterday limited edition book plate Ellison: the book itself. I definitely approached the book with a pro-Ellison prejudice, but even normalizing for that leaves me in awe of this guy. If you're into stuff lik...
What is Harlan Ellison's best short fiction collection? My automatic answer is Deathbird Stories but Shatterday packs a wallop too. Two of his best short fiction works are here, "Jeffty is Five" and the title story yet there is not a filler piece to be found. All are quite impressive. I especially ...
Harlan is right! this book is great inspiration for those thinking of writing
This was the first collection of Harlan Ellison stories I ever read and it sent me searching for all the others. I picked this up at the late lamented Oxford Book Store in Atlanta. Most of the stories are excellent, but the title story and "All the Lies That Are My Life" really stand out.