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Smoke and mirrors : short fictions and illusions

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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A collection of fantasy stories and poems. In Chivalry, a woman discovers the Holy Grail in a secondhand shop, in Murder Mysteries, an angel visiting Los Angeles provides the inside story on Lucifer's revolt against God, and there are revisionist stories on Snow White and Santa Claus.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 0060934700 9780060934705 061349458X 9780613494588
OCLC Number: 47662916
Notes: Originally published: New York : Avon Books, 1998.
Awards: "Nominated for the Macmillan Silver PEN Award"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: vii, 339 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Reading the entrails: a rondel --
An introduction --
Chivalry --
Nicholas was ... --
The price --
Troll bridge --
Don't ask Jack --
The goldfish pool and other stories --
The white road --
Queen of knives --
Changes --
The daughter of owls --
Shoggoth's old peculiar --
Virus --
Looking for the girl --
Only the end of the world again --
Bay wolf --
We can get them for you wholesale --
One life, furnished in early Moorcock --
Cold colors --
The sweeper of dreams --
Foreign parts --
Vampire sestina --
Mouse --
The sea change --
When we went to see the end of the world by Dawnie Morningside, age 11 1/4 --
Desert wind --
Tastings --
Babycakes --
Murder mysteries --
Snow, glass, apples.
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman.

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A collection of fantasy stories and poems. In Chivalry, a woman discovers the Holy Grail in a secondhand shop, in Murder Mysteries, an angel visiting Los Angeles provides the inside story on Lucifer's revolt against God, and there are revisionist stories on Snow White and Santa Claus.

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