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Unnatural Creatures - Neil Gaiman
Unnatural Creatures
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The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns ­– all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongside stories classic and modern to spark the... show more
The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns ­– all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongside stories classic and modern to spark the imagination of readers young and old. All contributors have given their work free to benefit Dave Eggers’ literacy charity, 826DC. Also includes a new Neil Gaiman Story.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00CAHQFCI
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 485
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Unnatural Creatures - Neil Gaiman, Maria Dahvana Headley
An outstanding collection of short stories of strange critters, with diversity of authors, time periods, styles, etc. Well chosen. Tremendously fun to read. Library copy
Paperback Castles
Paperback Castles rated it
4.0
This anthology holds 16 peculiar and haunting tales of unicorns, griffins, werewolves, deathly plants and the graceful Lady Death herself. Each story is carefully selected and introduced by Neil Gaiman, and he has made a beautiful contribution as well. These 16 stories are very different and range f...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
3.2 average = 3 stars. Some good stories here.**** [inkspot] - (1972) - Gahan WilsonAn ominous inksplot grows every time an obnoxious aristocrat takes his eyes off it. Both amusing and creepy.*** The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees - (2011) - E. Lily Yu Just read this earlier this month i...
Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it
3.0 Unnatural Creatures
by Gahan Wilson: ★★★ The Cartographer Wasps & the Anarchist Bees by E. Lily Yu ★★★★The Griffin & the Minor Canon by Frank R. Stockton ★★★ Ozioma the Wicked by Nnedi Okorafor ★★Sunbird by Neil Gaiman ★★★★ The Sage of Theare by Diana Wynne Jones ★★★Gabriel-Ernest by Saki ★★★★The Cockatoucan or Great-A...
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it
2.0 Unnatural Creatures: Stories Selected by Neil Gaiman
I'll say 2.5 stars.Sadly the majority of the stories in this tome didn't really do it for me. The ones that shined:- The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees- The Manticore, the Mermaid, and Me- The Smile on the Face- Or All the Seas with Oysters (the ending was what clinched it)- Come Lady Dea...
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