Written on: 16/11/2010 by Janet Lewison (43 reviews written)
Neil Gaiman dances on tired eyelids!
Reading him is like opening your front door to find a shiny gold sovereign in the beak of a magpie wearing a pink velvet coat!
Fragile Things they are. Fragile because they leap up and samba!
'I like things to be story shaped.
Reality, however is not story shaped, and the eruptions of the odd into our lives are not story shaped either.They do not end in entirely satifactory ways.Recounting the strange is like telling one's dreams: one can... (read more)
Written on: 18/09/2006 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
Morrow, Sep 26 2006, $26.95
FRAGILE THINGS is the third "short fiction and wonders" anthology (see SMOKE AND MIRRORS and ADVENTURES IN THE DREAM TRADE). The collection consists of thirty-one shorts and poems that run the gamut of creep, fear and scare. The best tale is the haunting shocker October in the Chair though some might insist the return of Shadow from American Gods in the short novella "Monarch of the Glen" or Holmes in "A Study in... (read more)
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