Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders by Neil Gaiman

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Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders by Neil Gaiman

Download Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders by Neil Gaiman PDF book free online – Fragile Things is a sterling collection of exceptional tales from Neil Gaiman, multiple award-winning (the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Newberry, and Eisner Awards, to name just a few), #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, Coraline, and the groundbreaking Sandman graphic novel series.

A uniquely imaginative creator of wonders whose unique storytelling genius has been acclaimed by a host of literary luminaries from Norman Mailer to Stephen King, Gaiman’s astonishing powers are on glorious displays in Fragile Things. Enter and be amazed!

“Dazzling tales from a master of the fantastic.”—Washington Post Book World

Review of Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

“[Gaiman] is a one-man story engine. . . . Fragile Things is a delightful compendium . . . [Gaiman] is indeed a national treasure.” (Washington Post Book World)

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“The tales of Fragile Things are nibbles and bits of Gaiman’s immensely satisfying inner landscape. They are fiercely playful and very grim, wisps of whimsy and wonder buoyed by the happy heart of a tragic poet.” (USA Today)

“Charming, at times creepy, and good fun. . . . Well-worth adding to any collection; highly recommended.” (Library Journal)

“A prodigiously imaginative collection . . . The best of these clever fantasy metafictions explore the mysteries of artistic inspiration.” (New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice)

“Strange, or sweet, or eerie, or heartfelt stories . . . wonderfully peculiar . . . Gaiman relishes the sacred act of telling stories.” (Entertainment Weekly)

“A powerful and oddly unified collection, a perfect introduction to Gaiman’s work for new readers and a thrilling reminder to his long-time fans . . . [T]he shorter prose form allows Gaiman a greater freedom of whimsy and provocation than even his graphic work, with stunning results.” (Toronto Star)

“Those with a taste for inventive idiosyncracy will find themselves fully rewarded.” (San Francisco Chronicle Book Review)

“One delight after another.” (Booklist (starred review))

“Lush prose…and a winning faith in the enchantment of stories. Expect the unexpected. Then savor the chills.” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

“FRAGILE THINGS is a delightful compendium…[Gaiman] is indeed a national treasure.” (Washington Post Book World)

From the Inside Flap

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night . . .

Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams–and nightmares . . .

In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England . . .

These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance–and the terrifyingly dark and entertaining wit–of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.–New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice

From the Back Cover

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night . . .

Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams—and nightmares . . .

In a Hugo Award–winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England . . .

These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance—and the terrifyingly dark and entertaining wit—of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

About the Author

Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Norse MythologyNeverwhere, and The Graveyard Book. Among his numerous literary awards are the Newbery and Carnegie medals, and the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner awards. Originally from England, he now lives in America.

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