Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

by Alex Shvartsman

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Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories by Alex Shvartsman

40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction.

* An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop.

* A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary.

* A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures.

* Vatican investigators are called to examine a miracle on another planet.

and much, much more!

The e-book includes 23 bonus stories not featured in the printed edition, for a total of 63 stories! Each story includes author notes, written for this collection.

Praise for "Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma":

"Wit, sentiment, imagination--Alex Shvartsman's got them all." -Mike Resnick, Hugo award winner.

"Fantastic variety and scope ... Prepare to be entertained, delighted and amazed." -Esther Friesner, Nebula award winner.

"His stories feature tightly constructed, intricate, puzzle-like plots with clever banter and plenty of fresh, twisted pop culture references." -Ken Liu, Hugo and Nebula award winner

"Full of intriguing ideas and wit." -Jody Lynn Nye, bestselling author

"A wonderful collection of short stories that will make you laugh, think and feel." -Gini Koch, bestselling author

"If you ever need to explain Cthulhu to your Grandma, this is the place to start." -Henry Gee, senior editor at Nature.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150242654
Publisher: UFO Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 390,603
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 70 of his short stories have appeared in InterGalactic Medicine Show, Nature, Galaxy's Edge, Daily Science Fiction, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. He is the editor of the Unidentified Funny Objects annual anthology series of humorous SF/F. His website is www.alexshvartsman.com

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