Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

Book rating: 05 Paperback

By (author) Neil Gaiman

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  • Publisher: HEADLINE REVIEW
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 198mm x 26mm | 281g
  • Publication date: 19 September 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0755322835
  • ISBN 13: 9780755322831
  • Sales rank: 6,774

Product description

This definitive collection of Neil Gaiman's short fiction will haunt your imagination and move you to the very depths of your soul. An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat. A stray cat fights and refights a terrible nightly battle to protect his unwary adoptive family from unimaginable evil. A young couple receives a wedding gift that reveals a chilling alternative history of their marriage. These tales and much more await in this extraordinary book, revealing one of our most gifted storytellers at the height of his powers. Includes extra material exclusive to this Headline Review edition.

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Author information

Neil Gaiman is the acclaimed and award-winning author of the novels American Gods, Stardust, Anansi Boys, Neverwhere, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards, his work has been adapted for film, television, and radio, including Stardust (2007) and the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated animated feature film Coraline (2009). He has written scripts for 'Doctor Who' and collaborated with Terry Pratchett, and The Sandman is already established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R. R. Martin says, 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman'.

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By ARGIRO KAISERLI 27 Dec 2010 5

This is the kind of book you won't let go till you 've read it all! The stories are so different from one another in style and context. Great ideas and amazing imagination, it's inspiring! Most stories are so strong that they get stuck in your head for a long time!

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'A very fine and imaginative writer' The Sunday Times 'Exuberantly inventive' Kirkus Reviews