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10 thoughts on “Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions

  1. says:

    Gaiman is literary bacon short stories young adult fantasy adult fiction he’s good in anything “Smoke and Mirrors” is a collection of 30 or so short stories They run the gamut from sci fi to very short parables to fantasy to magical realism It’s not his best work but as a collection it’s imaginative and

  2. says:

    Neil Gaiman never disappointsThat's what this book is smokes and mirrors an interesting collection of short stories and po

  3. says:

    I keep saying one Neil Gaiman book and I'll figure out what the big deal is Spoiler I haven't yet Though I did enjoy some of these stories indicated by a There's far that weren't enjoyableIntroduction PLEASE skip this is so so long It's a short story in and of itself Though technically he hid another short story within that The Wedding Present Originally written as a wedding present this marriage slowly but su

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    'Smoke and Mirrors' is the first of two short story collections written by Neil Gaiman This title was first published in 1998 while 'Fragile Things' came out in 2006 Having read 'Fragile Things' mere months ago I was doing uite a bit of comparison between the two as I worked my way through 'Smoke and Mirrors' While there are a lo

  5. says:

    This collection of short works some not uite complete is maybe a must read for real Gaiman fans who read everything he does 4 stars for them but not really for anyone else only 1 star for the general audience And I say that as one o

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    Initially read in 1999 or thereabouts Not reviewed at the timeUpon re reading “The Goldfish Pond and Other Stories” by Neil GaimanI'm usually not that interested in the whole 'glamour of Hollywood' theme but this is probably the best commentary on it I've ever read Clearly partially autobiographical this tells the story of a British writer who's flown out to LA to talk about converting his bestselling no

  7. says:

    Apparently I am not a fan of his short stories they are bad I gave his other short story collection book three stars and t

  8. says:

    25 stars a few gems but way too many narrative poems and meh stories

  9. says:

    Bearing in mind I read this on my kindle so some stories weren't included in the version I read Also this is hella long All ratings including

  10. says:

    A guilty pleasure sure but with Ray Bradbury's death I'd suggest that Neil Gaiman is the best storyteller we have todayConsider the words of Harry Bailly he of the Tabard Inn not George's brother And which of yow that bereth hym best of alle That is to seyn that telleth in this caas Tales of best sentence and moost solaas Shal have a soper at oure aller cost And I'd buy Gaiman a meal or three for this sundry collection of tales pu

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E 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 dream. Apparently I am not a fan of his short stories they are bad I gave his other short story collection book three stars and that was being kind This one is getting two because I am all out of kindnessA better review to come Here is my attempt at a better review Normally I would delete the prereview BS but I like it this time so it stays This is the second short story collection I have read from this author and they have both been thumbs down experiences I definitely have a lovehate relationship with his work The gray area in between is not a friend of mineWHAT I LIKED Maybe two storiesWHAT I DIDN T LIKE Everything elseI can t decide which description matches my feelings towards it OPTION A The publisher said give me anything you have and the author decided to present him with the crumpled paper balls of failed ideasOROPTION B The author feels that all of his ideas are shareworthy and has not a care in the world regarding what readers might think of themOROPTION C I am all out of sugarcoating today as well as shits to give so here is my true feelings about a read that without a doubt disappointed meORA little of option A a little of option B and all of option C DING DING DINGWE HAVE A WINNER Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator It will dazzle your senses touch your heart and haunt your dream. Apparently I am not a fan of his short stories they are bad I gave his other short story collection book three stars and that was being kind This one The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase is getting two because I am all out of kindnessA better review to come Here The Tunnel is my attempt at a better review Normally I would delete the prereview BS but I like Secretos del Cosmos it this time so The Secret Treasons it stays This مريض الوهم is the second short story collection I have read from this author and they have both been thumbs down experiences I definitely have a lovehate relationship with his work The gray area The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in between ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, is not a friend of mineWHAT I LIKED Maybe two storiesWHAT I DIDN T LIKE Everything elseI can t decide which description matches my feelings towards Doctor y campeón it OPTION A The publisher said give me anything you have and the author decided to present him with the crumpled paper balls of failed La corruptrice ideasOROPTION B The author feels that all of his Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves ideas are shareworthy and has not a care The Purpose-Guided Universe in the world regarding what readers might think of themOROPTION C I am all out of sugarcoating today as well as shits to give so here The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion is my true feelings about a read that without a doubt disappointed meORA little of option A a little of option B and all of option C DING DING DINGWE HAVE A WINNER

Summary Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions

Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions

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. Neil Gaiman never disappointsThat s what this book is smokes and mirrors an interesting collection of short stories and poems A diverse mix of crazy dark engaging weird and hilarious Seducida (Esclava victoriana, is no mere Essential Juices and Smoothies illusion and anything Buttermilk Graffiti is possible In this Gaiman's first book of short stories his Vengeance Road (Torpedo Ink imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras into a place of terrible wonders a place where an. Neil Gaiman never disappointsThat s what this book Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable is smokes and mirrors an No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) interesting collection of short stories and poems A diverse mix of crazy dark engaging weird and hilarious

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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 bridg. Initially read in 1999 or thereabouts Not reviewed at the timeUpon re reading The Goldfish Pond and Other Stories by Neil GaimanI m usually not that interested in the whole glamour of Hollywood theme but this is probably the best commentary on it I ve ever read Clearly partially autobiographical this tells the story of a British writer who s flown out to LA to talk about converting his bestselling novel into a movie A shifting cast of film execs gradually morph his story past recognition Meanwhile he gets to know the elderly groundskeeper at his decaying hotel who tells him stories of the glory days of silent films Multi layered ironically humorous but ultimately poignant Beautifully doneOther included pieces from the wikiThe included stories and poems are different between some of the editions The US UK and eBook editions have some differences in the stories they contain see table to right Not in US print version Not in eBook version Appears in eBook version as AppleReading the Entrails The Wedding Present Chivalry written for an anthology by Marty GreenbergNicholas Was The PriceTroll Bridge retelling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff written for the anthology Snow White Blood Red by Ellen Datlow and Terri WindlingDon t Ask JackEaten Scenes from a Moving picture The White Road A narrative poem ueen of Knives A narrative poem The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch Changes The Daughter of Owls Shoggoth s Old Peculiar Virus Written for the anthology Digital Dreams by David Barrett Looking for the Girl Commissioned by Penthouse for their 20th anniversary issueOnly the End of the World AgainBay Wolf A story poem retelling BeowulfFifteen Painted Cards from a Vampire Tarot We Can Get Them For You Wholesale One Life Furnished in Early Moorcock Written for an anthology of Elric stories by Michael MoorcockCold Colors The Sweeper of Dreams Foreign PartsVampire Sestina A poem originally published in Fantasy Tales and later reprinted in the Mammoth Book of Vampires by Stephen JonesMouse written for Touch Wood edited by Pete CrowtherThe Sea ChangeHow Do You Think It Feels When We Went to See the End of the World by Dawnie Morningside age 11 Desert Wind Tastings Included in Sirens by Ellen Datlow and Terri WindlingIn the End Babycakes Murder Mysteries written for the anthology Midnight Graffiti by Jessie HorstingSnow Glass Apples