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The emerald circus

Author: Jane Yolen; Holly Black
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon Publications LLC, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Science fiction
Short stories, American
Fiction
Named Person: Emily Dickinson; Edgar Allan Poe; Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll); Peter Pan, (Fictitious character); Dorothy Gale, (Fictitious character); Robin Hood, (Legendary character); Edgar Allan Poe; Peter Pan (Fictitious character); Robin Hood (Legendary character); Dorothy (Fictitious character) Gale; Alice (Fictitious character); Emily Dickinson; Emily Dickinson; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen; Holly Black
ISBN: 9781616962739 1616962739
OCLC Number: 973085033
Notes: Introduction by Holly Black.
Awards: Nominated for World Fantasy Award 2018
Description: 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Andersen's witch --
Lost girls --
Tough Alice --
Blown away --
A knot of toads --
The quiet monk --
The bird --
Belle bloody merciless dame --
The jewel in the Toad Queen's crown --
The gift of the magicians with apologies to you know who --
Rabbit hole --
Our lady of the Greenwood --
The confession of Brother Blaise --
Wonder Land --
Evian steel --
Sister Emily's lightship.
Responsibility: Jane Yolen.

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Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than ten years discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.

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