Down These Strange Streets

Down These Strange Streets

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937007911
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 1,202,047
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

George R. R. Martin has been called “the American Tolkien,” and his books, including the volumes in his landmark A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series, have been on bestseller lists around the world and inspired the HBO® award-winning series Game of Thrones. He’s won four Hugo Awards, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, and the Bram Stoker Award. As editor, he’s produced the very long-running Wild Cards original anthology series as well as the New Voices series and others. He’s also worked for Hollywood and television, being part of the creative team behind such shows as Beauty and the Beast and the new The Twilight Zone.

Gardner Dozois has won fifteen Hugo Awards and twenty-eight Locus Awards for his editing work, plus two Nebula Awards and the Sidewise Award for his own writing. He was the editor of the leading science fiction magazine Asimov’s Science Fiction for twenty years and is also the editor of the annual anthology series The Year’s Best Science Fiction, now in its Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection. He is the author or editor of more than a hundred books.

Hometown:

Santa Fe, NM

Date of Birth:

September 20, 1948

Place of Birth:

Bayonne, NJ

Education:

B.S., Northwestern University, 1970; M.S., Northwestern University, 1971

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“Some of the top names in urban fantasy are joined by some of today’s best historical mystery writers in this top-notch anthology.”—Publishers Weekly


“Urban fantasy in a nourish vein…This is a pretty strong collection.”—Locus

“There’s lots [of stories], some in the past, some in the future, and all entertaining as you get to read old favorite characters or are introduced to new ones. I always enjoy anthologies for the variety in the stories and this one provides plenty, but all with a paranormal detective bent.”—News and Sentinel

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Down These Strange Streets 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
TibetTaylor More than 1 year ago
Some reviews I have seen complain that they would rather see their favor authors concentrate on the next novel rather than produce short stories for multiple-authored Anthologies. I disagree. Authors use the opportunity to more fully introduce us to what is normally less major characters in their full novels or an a small prequel to a major character. Patricia Briggs does this for Warren in "A Red Plague of Pearls". I also use the Anthologies to discover new authors and maybe new series without plunging fully into a novel. While this did not happen with "Down These Strange Streets", I enjoyed the stories presented.
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alaskan_moose More than 1 year ago
 I bought this book because there were stories by Patricia Briggs and Charlaine Harris in it and I love their work. Like with all short story collections, I was hoping it would introduce me to some authors that I hadn't yet read and it was successful in that, but there were also several that I didn't even bother to finish which is about what I expected.
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SandyBaldwin More than 1 year ago
I am not saying that this is not good, actually for these authors to come along in one book and to be edited by Martin himself it is already big. However, I would have enjoyed it more if they stick to writing a full story than a LOT of short stories.