Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions

Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions

Neil Gaiman
4/5 (68825 ratings)
In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders -- a place where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality -- obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible -- in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.
Language
English
Pages
365
Format
Mass Market Paperback
Publisher
Avon Books
Release
October 27, 2020
ISBN
0380789027
ISBN 13
9780380789023

Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions

Neil Gaiman
4/5 (68825 ratings)
In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders -- a place where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality -- obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible -- in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.
Language
English
Pages
365
Format
Mass Market Paperback
Publisher
Avon Books
Release
October 27, 2020
ISBN
0380789027
ISBN 13
9780380789023

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