Fragile things : short fictions and wonders (Book, 2006) [University of Puget Sound Library]
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Fragile things : short fictions and wonders

Fragile things : short fictions and wonders

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A collection of more than twenty-five short fictional works follows a theme of the intersections between life and death, perception and reality, and darkness and light.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Short stories
Young adult works
Horror fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 0060515228 9780060515225 9780061252020 0061252026 9781472250964 1472250966
OCLC Number: 69241597
Description: xxxi, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A study in emerald --
The fairy reel --
October in the chair --
The hidden chamber --
Forbidden brides of the faceless slaves in the secret house of the night of dread desire --
The flints of memory lane --
Closing time --
Going wodwo --
Bitter grounds --
Other people --
Keepsakes and treasures --
Good boys deserve favors --
The facts in the case of the departure of Miss Finch --
Strange little girls --
Harlequin valentine --
Locks --
The problem of Susan --
Instructions --
How do you think it feels? --
My life --
Fifteen painted cards from a vampire tarot --
Feeders and eaters --
Diseasemaker's group --
In the end --
Goliath --
Pages from a journal found in a shoebox left in a Greyhound bus somewhere between Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Louisville, Kentucky --
How to talk to girls at parties --
The day the saucers came --
Sunbird --
Inventing Aladdin --
The monarch of the glen --
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A extraordinary collection of short stories, including How to Talk to Girls at Parties, now a major film starring Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning and Alex Sharp.  Read more...
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'Predominantly dark, the stories are occasionally whimsical and satirical, and at times humorous, but the book's underlying theme is fragility and how people, dreams and hearts are so easily broken' Read more...

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