Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors Short Fictions and Illusions

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Synopsis

The astonishing and impressive first collection of short stories from New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman

An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat in a second-hand store . . .

A stray cat fights and refights a nightly battle to protect his adoptive family from an unimagiable evil . . .

A young couple receives a wedding gift that will reveal a chilling alternate history of their marriage . . .

Beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks, a frightened little boy bargains for his life with a most persistent troll . . .

Such miraculous inventions and more await within Neil Gaiman's first collection of short fiction, a gift of wonder and delight from one of the most unique literary artists of our day. In his capable hands, magic is no mere illusion, but a powerful means to reveal the nature of our humanity obscured in the smoke of our fears and anxieties . . . and reflected in the funhouse mirrors of our dreams.

Book information

ISBN: 9780380789023
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: William Morrow & Company
Pub date:
DEWEY: FIC
Language: English
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 178g
Height: 105mm
Width: 171mm
Spine width: 30mm