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Smoke and Mirrors - Neil Gaiman
Smoke and Mirrors
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In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders—where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins... show more
In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders—where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality, obscured by smoke and darkness yet brilliantly tangible, in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780061795299 (0061795291)
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
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The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 Smoke and Mirrors
I have always wanted to like Neil Gaiman's more than I really managed, but some of these short stories genuinely made a believer out of me. And some of them...didn't. The problem with anthologies is how much of a mixed bag they often are. There were stories in here I would absolutely have given fo...
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror rated it
0.0 Smoke and Mirrors
REVIEW WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY AS I PROGRESS THROUGH THE BOOK.Much like Joe Hill did with the story hidden in the afterward of his 20th CENTURY GHOSTS collection, Gaiman has embedded a short tale, THE WEDDING PRESENT, in the introduction. It's well told, but doesn't ultimately lead to much. Aft...
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror rated it
0.0 Smoke and Mirrors
REVIEW WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY AS I PROGRESS THROUGH THE BOOK.Much like Joe Hill did with the story hidden in the afterward of his 20th CENTURY GHOSTS collection, Gaiman has embedded a short tale, THE WEDDING PRESENT, in the introduction. It's well told, but doesn't ultimately lead to much. Aft...
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror rated it
0.0 Smoke and Mirrors
REVIEW WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY AS I PROGRESS THROUGH THE BOOK.Much like Joe Hill did with the story hidden in the afterward of his 20th CENTURY GHOSTS collection, Gaiman has embedded a short tale, THE WEDDING PRESENT, in the introduction. It's well told, but doesn't ultimately lead to much. Aft...
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror rated it
0.0 Smoke and Mirrors
REVIEW WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY AS I PROGRESS THROUGH THE BOOK.Much like Joe Hill did with the story hidden in the afterward of his 20th CENTURY GHOSTS collection, Gaiman has embedded a short tale, THE WEDDING PRESENT, in the introduction. It's well told, but doesn't ultimately lead to much. Aft...
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