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Masterpieces of fantasy and wonder

Author: David G Hartwell; Kathryn Cramer; Thomas Canty
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday Book & Music Clubs, Inc., 1989. ©1989.
Series: Guild America books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fantastic fiction
Anthologies
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Hartwell; Kathryn Cramer; Thomas Canty
OCLC Number: 20567193
Notes: Title page, part title decoration, and jacket by Thomas Canty.
Description: xvi, 656 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION: "Worlds of wonder, worlds of difference --
ENCHANTMENTS: Green is the color / John M. Ford --
Wooden Tony / Lucy Clifford --
Lest levitation come upon us / Suzette Haden Elgin --
Prince Bull / Charles Dickens --
The triumph of vice / W.S. Gilbert --
Turandina / Fyodor Sologub --
Princess and the frog / Robin McKinkey --
Darkness box / Ursula K. LeGuin --
Jack and the beanstalk / Osbert Sitwell --
Peter Pan ; The thrush's nest ; Lock-out time / J.M. Barrie --
The mouse festival / Johannes Bobrowski --
A proper Santa Claus / Anne McCaffrey --
Inside out / Rudy Rucker --
Facts concerning the recent carnival of crime / Mark Twain --
Woman who thought she could read / Avram Davidson --
The third level / Jack Finney --
CREATURES: --
Griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton --
Man who sold rope to the gnoles / Margaret St. Clair --
The dragons / Murilo Rubaio --
On the downhill side / Harlan Ellison --
The parrot / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Gray wolf / George MacDonald --
The harrowing of the dragon of Hoarsbreath / Patricia A. McKillip --
The last of the dragons / Edith Nesbit --
Lila the werewolf / Peter S. Beagle --
The drowned giant / J.G. Ballard --
WORLDS: Enchanted buffalo / L. Frank Baum --
Narrow valley / R.A. Lafferty --
Beyond the dead reef / James Tiptree, Jr.--
King's bride / E.T.A. Hoffmann --
Under the garden / Graham Greene --
ADVENTURES: Things that are gods / John Brunner --
The King of Nodland and his dwarf / Fitz-James O'Brien --
The seventeen virgins; The bagful of dreams / Jack Vance --
The hollow land / William Morris.
Series Title: Guild America books.
Responsibility: compiled by David G. Hartwell with the assistance of Kathryn Cramer.

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