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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances - Neil Gaiman
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
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Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written... show more
Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this volume.In this new anthology, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction—stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who story that was written for the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved series in 2013—as well “Black Dog,” a new tale that revisits the world of American Gods, exclusive to this collection.Trigger Warning explores the masks we all wear and the people we are beneath them to reveal our vulnerabilities and our truest selves. Here is a rich cornucopia of horror and ghosts stories, science fiction and fairy tales, fabulism and poetry that explore the realm of experience and emotion. In Adventure Story—a thematic companion to The Ocean at the End of the Lane—Gaiman ponders death and the way people take their stories with them when they die. His social media experience A Calendar of Tales are short takes inspired by replies to fan tweets about the months of the year—stories of pirates and the March winds, an igloo made of books, and a Mother’s Day card that portends disturbances in the universe. Gaiman offers his own ingenious spin on Sherlock Holmes in his award-nominated mystery tale The Case of Death and Honey. And Click-Clack the Rattlebag explains the creaks and clatter we hear when we’re all alone in the darkness.A sophisticated writer whose creative genius is unparalleled, Gaiman entrances with his literary alchemy, transporting us deep into the realm of imagination, where the fantastical becomes real and the everyday incandescent. Full of wonder and terror, surprises and amusements, Trigger Warning is a treasury of delights that engage the mind, stir the heart, and shake the soul from one of the most unique and popular literary artists of our day.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062330260 (0062330268)
ASIN: 0062330268
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Trigger Warning: Imagination
Listening to Neil Gaiman is such a lovely thing, I realized I would be willing to listen to him reading phone books or grocery lists. But it's even better to hear him reading his stories. In his introduction, he discusses trigger warnings--from their start on the internet to their being attached t...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: Trigger Warning
Trigger Warning is an anthology of 24 short stories written by Neil Gaiman. I often find short stories entertaining but ultimately unsatisfying, and I think that pretty much describes how I felt about most of the stories here. I bought this on sale for $1.99 earlier this year. I like Neil Gaiman’...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
5.0
file under "too bad this can't count for bingo" - since i read it mostly in August
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
4.0 Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
'I don’t understand parents. Honestly, I don’t think anybody ever does.' Trigger Warning is a short story and poem collection by Neil Gaiman intent on finding those little pressure points that cause the most unease and arouse reflection, maybe even disturb you a mite. There's some little gems he...
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews rated it
4.5 Trigger Warning
I could not wait to get my hands on Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning! This is a short story collection and I would definitely advise you to read the introduction; not because you need it to understand the stories, but because it will help you appreciate them that much more. It will also help you to f...
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