Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron
Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, Diana Peterfreund, Margo Lanagan, Peter S. Beagle, and Garth Nix are just a few of the authors who have toiled over their cauldrons and conjured up bewitching new creations inspired by and celebrating the might and mystery of the witch. Assembled by one of the most... show more
Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, Diana Peterfreund, Margo Lanagan, Peter S. Beagle, and Garth Nix are just a few of the authors who have toiled over their cauldrons and conjured up bewitching new creations inspired by and celebrating the might and mystery of the witch. Assembled by one of the most well-regarded anthologists in the science fiction/fantasy world, this rich, intelligent collection will enchant readers of all ages.
Pages no: 424
Edition language: English
Series: The Dresden Files (#2)
A witch is a "woman practicing sorcery." The Oxford English Dictionary explains that sorcery is the "supposed art of influencing [the] course of events by occult control of nature or of spirits, witchcraft." By definition a witch, differs from a sorcerer, in that they do not use physical tools or ac...
*** “Stray Magic”, Diana PeterfreundA sentimental and cute story with a message - about a kindly animal shelter worker, and the magical dog that comes into her care.*** “Payment Due”, Frances HardingeAfter an uncaring agent repossesses her grandmother's belongings, a young witch decides to take re...
Ahh, now this was just the thing for a long train ride, and after binging on epic fantasy last week. A short story anthology with 18 stories all about witches, a good mixture of urban fantasy and the more traditional kind, including a couple of fairy tales and even a lovely little poem. All prett...
There wasn´t a story I didn´t like in this book. Some were good, some were less good, some were great, none was bad. This was really a good fantasy compilation. A witch/ wizard stories only anthology.And yes, it´s a fantasy book. I only put it on my "books for kids"-shelf because most of the stories...
This is a 2.5 star read, but I'll be generous and give it 3 rather than the 2 it probably really deserves. Many so-so stories in this one by people I'm not familiar with. I liked the first story by Diana Peterfreund about a canine familiar who is desperately searching for her magical master. Dog ...
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