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The Mammoth book of comic fantasy

Author: Michael Ashley
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1998.
Series: Comic fantasy, v.1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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From a wizard allergic to magic to a psychotic Father Christmas from talking machines to yodelling toilets, from a computer salesman in fairyland to a vampire football match, this anthology turns fantasy and horror on its head and makes magic into mayhem.
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Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ashley
ISBN: 0786705337 9780786705337
OCLC Number: 38898013
Description: xv, 524 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: still crazy after all these years / Mike Ashley --
Peregrine: Alflandia / Avram Davidson --
Pizza to go / Tom Holt --
A malady of magicks / Craig Shaw Gardner --
Golden apples of the sun / Gardner Dozois, Jack Dann and Michael Swanwick --
Death swatch / Esther Friesner --
Press Ann / Terry Bisson --
Troll bridge / Terry Pratchett --
The toll bridge / Harvey Jacobs --
Alaska / John Morressy --
The cat with two tails / Terry Jones --
A bunch of fairy tales: The warlock's daughter / Anthony Armstrong --
The glass slip-up / Louise Cooper --
The distressing damsel / David Langford --
A pair of Lovecraftians: Tender is the night-gaunt / Peter Cannon --
Shoggoth's old peculiar / Neil Gaiman --
A cocoon of oldies: Looking-glass land / Lewis Carroll --
The story of the four little children / Edward Lear --
The disadvantages of mind / James F. Sullivan --
A quiver of spooks: The return of Max Kearny / Ron Goulart --
The unpleasantness at the Baloney Club / F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre --
A fortnight of miracles / Randall Garrett --
Aphrodite's new temple / Amy Myers --
The fifty-first dragon / Heywood Broun --
The Boscombe Walters story / Robert Rankin --
Fall's into the sear / James A. Bibby --
The cunning plan / Anne Gay --
War of the doom zombies / Richard A. Lupoff --
The tale of the seventeenth eunuch / Jane Yolen --
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth / Lawrence Schimel --
Queen of the green sun / Jack Sharkey --
Wu-ling's folly / Alan Dean Foster --
Mebodes' fly / Harry Turtledove --
The return of mad Santa / Al Sarrantonio --
Ruella in love / Molly Brown --
Been a long, long time / R.A. Lafferty.
Series Title: Comic fantasy, v.1.
Responsibility: edited by Mike Ashley.

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From a wizard allergic to magic to a psychotic Father Christmas from talking machines to yodelling toilets, from a computer salesman in fairyland to a vampire football match, this anthology turns fantasy and horror on its head and makes magic into mayhem.

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