Now available in mass market is the definitive collection of short stories that reveals one of the world's most gifted fantasy writers at the peak of his form. Includes a sneak peek at Gaiman's new hardcover “Anasi Boys,” available in September.
In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman
, magic is no mere illusion ... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders — a place where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under “Pest Control,” and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality — obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible — in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.
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Neil Gaiman's bestselling novels include “Neverwhere”, “American Gods”, “Coraline”, “Anansi Boys”, and “Good Omens” American Gods“, ”Coraline“, ”Anansi Boys“, and ”Good Omens" (with Terry Pratchett). He is the creator of the Sandman ser(with Terry Pratchett). He is the creator of the Sandman series of graphic novels and author of the short-fiction collecies of graphic novels and author of the short-fiction collections “Smoke and Mirrors” and “Fragile Things”. The winner otions “Smoke and Mirrors” and “Fragile Things”. The winner of n