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Saffron and brimstone : strange stories : a collection

Author: Elizabeth Hand
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : M Press ; [Berkeley] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st M Press edView all editions and formats
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Aptly subtitled "strange stories," the eight superbly crafted tales share Hand's predilection for probing the translucent borderline between magic and reality. A young lepidopterist spends a summer volunteering at London's Regent's Park Zoo and discovers a talent for transforming her lovers into rare butterfly specimens.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hand
ISBN: 9781595820969 1595820965
OCLC Number: 76074225
Description: 240 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Cleopatra brimstone --
Pavane for a prince of the air --
The least trumps --
Wonderwall --
The lost domain: four story variations --
Kronia --
Calypso in Berlin --
Echo --
The saffron gatherers.
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Hand.
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Aptly subtitled "strange stories," the eight superbly crafted tales share Hand's predilection for probing the translucent borderline between magic and reality. A young lepidopterist spends a summer volunteering at London's Regent's Park Zoo and discovers a talent for transforming her lovers into rare butterfly specimens.

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