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Smoke and Mirrors

Short Fictions and Illusions

About the Book

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders—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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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061450167
  • ISBN 10: 0061450162
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 01/29/2008
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price: 19.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Magical Realism

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