Dark Alchemy

Dark Alchemy : Magical Tales from Masters of Modern Fantasy

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Description

Wizards and witches have lived in the human imagination for centuries. From ancient to modern times they have held great power in our literary lives. Here for a brand new audience is a collection of electrifying stories that show us benign and evil, ambivalent and determined characters that will stalk our imaginations and thoughts for some time to come. From the pens of Eoin Colfer, Garth Nix, Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen and many more spring an incredible array of stories that will thrill readers young and old. This book includes stories by Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, Mary Rosenblum, Kage Baker, Eoin Colfer, Jane Yolen, Orson Scott Card, Patricia A. McKillip, Elizabeth Hand, Andy Duncan, Peter S. Beagle, Nancy Kress, Tanith Lee, Terry Bisson, Terry Dowling, Gene Wolfe, Tad Williams and Jeffrey Ford.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 36mm | 358.34g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747589542
  • 9780747589549
  • 523,647

About Gardner Dozois

Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois are both authors of sci-fi and fantasy fiction. Dozois is also well known as an editor of the magazine Asimov's Science Fiction. He has won the Hugo Award thirteen times. Dann is the editor of several collections of sci-fi and fantasy fiction, and is also an author in his own right.show more

Review quote

'Dark Alchemy collects together stories of magic from some of the masters of fantasy fiction ... All in all, a great mix' Flipside magazine 'This is a very good collection indeed ... the stories ... are well told, and more than a few are beautifully written' Deathray magazine 'Dark Alchemy is sure to send your imagination into overdrive' The Big Issue 'Perfect for spiriting away a dull bus journey' Bizarreshow more

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1,513 ratings
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4 38% (582)
3 32% (486)
2 6% (93)
1 1% (22)
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