The Brother of Fire

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This astonishing collection of all-new tales by some of the most acclaimed writers at work today is called, simply, Stories. Edited by Neil Gaiman (Sandman, The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, Coraline) and Al Sarrantonio (award-winning author of forty books and editor of numerous collections), Stories presents never before published short works from a veritable Who's Who of contemporary literature—breathtaking inventions from the likes of Lawrence Block, Roddy Doyle, Joanne Harris, Joe Hill, Walter Mosley, Joyce ...
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Overview

This astonishing collection of all-new tales by some of the most acclaimed writers at work today is called, simply, Stories. Edited by Neil Gaiman (Sandman, The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, Coraline) and Al Sarrantonio (award-winning author of forty books and editor of numerous collections), Stories presents never before published short works from a veritable Who's Who of contemporary literature—breathtaking inventions from the likes of Lawrence Block, Roddy Doyle, Joanne Harris, Joe Hill, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Stewart O'Nan, Chuck Palahniuk, Carolyn Parkhurst, Jodi Picoult, Peter Straub…and, of course, the inimitable Neil Gaiman himself.
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This anthology of all-new stories first attracts your attention with its editor combo of award-winning fabulist Neil Gaiman and master anthologist Al Sarrantonio. The range of its pickings opens portals to a dizzying number of possibilities. Consider the line-up: Jeffery Deaver, Walter Mosley, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Andersen, Jodi Picoult, Roddy Doyle, Joanne Harris, Richard Adams, Lawrence Block, Peter Straub, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim Powers, Michael Marshall Smith, Jeffrey Ford, Carolyn Parkhurst, Danne Harris, Diana Wynne Jones, Joe R. Lansdale, and Michael Stanwick. And, folks, that list is not complete. Now in trade paperback and NOOKbook.

Los Angeles Times
Stories is the perfect dark counterbalance to the smells of suntan lotion and barbecue smoke waiting for you this summer.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“An ambitious anthology with a pleasing mix of modes and moods. Stories has a little something for everyone who appreciates the possibilities of short fiction.”
St. Petersburg Times
“If you can’t find something to like from [Stories] roster, you really need a vacation.”
Time Out New York
“A sometimes creepy, dark and dreamlike two thumbs up.”
veryshortlist.com
“These stories are part of what Gaiman and Sarrantonio call “a new literature of the imagination,” a rewardingly imprecise theme that guarantees that no matter how many times you dip into this tomish treasure chest, there will always be something surprising waiting for you inside.”
veryshortlist.com on STORIES
“These stories are part of what Gaiman and Sarrantonio call “a new literature of the imagination,” a rewardingly imprecise theme that guarantees that no matter how many times you dip into this tomish treasure chest, there will always be something surprising waiting for you inside.”
www.veryshortlist.com
“These stories are part of what Gaiman and Sarrantonio call “a new literature of the imagination,” a rewardingly imprecise theme that guarantees that no matter how many times you dip into this tomish treasure chest, there will always be something surprising waiting for you inside.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743295246
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Neil Gaiman’s bestselling novels include Neverwhere, American Gods, Coraline, Anansi Boys, and Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett). He is the creator of the Sandman series of graphic novels and author of the short-fiction collections Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things. The winner of numerous literary honors, Gaiman is originally from England but now lives in America.

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