Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories (Paperback)
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Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages
Published: 10/11/2022
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An enthralling collection of new and classic tales of the fearsome Djinn, from bestselling, award-winning and breakthrough international writers.

Imagine a world filled with fierce, fiery beings, hiding in our shadows, in our dreams, under our skins. Eavesdropping and exploring; tormenting us, saving our souls. They are monsters, saviours, victims, childhood friends.

And they are everywhere. On street corners, behind the wheel of a taxi, in the chorus, between the pages of books. Every language has a word for them. Every culture knows their traditions. Every religion, every history has them hiding in their dark places.

There is no part of the world that does not know them. They are the Djinn.

With stories from Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, Amal El-Mohtar, Catherine Faris King, Claire North, E.J. Swift, Hermes (trans. Robin Moger), Jamal Mahjoub, James Smythe, J.Y. Yang, Kamila Shamsie, Kirsty Logan, K.J. Parker, Kuzhali Manickavel, Maria Dahvana Headley, Monica Byrne, Saad Hossain, Sami Shah, Sophia Al-Maria and Usman Malik.

Publisher: Rebellion Publishing Ltd.
ISBN: 9781786187680
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Exquisite and audacious, and highly recommended." -- The New York Times - The New York Times

"Entertaining, sexy and mischievous" -- Marina Warner - Marina Warner

"A treasure chest of literally wonderful and marvelous stories, with a kind of richness that fantasy only rarely achieves." -- Tim Powers - Tim Powerrs

"Opens quietly with an intense, thrumming poem from Egyptian poet Hermes, and then ignites like the creature it profiles... a rich and illuminating cultural experience." -- Washington Post - The Washington Post

"Gorgeous." -- Tor.com - Tor.com

"The sheer variation of interpretation is what makes this a superior collection, as well as, of course, the superior writing." -- BookRiot - BookRiot

"Vivid, enthralling and endlessly varied. A wonderful collection." -- Mike Carey - Mike Carey

"A sparkling array of talent and imagination" -- SFX - SFX Magazine

"A superb collection of superior stories by some of my favorite writers. This is the must-have anthology of the year." -- Lavie Tidhar - Lavie Tidhar

"Readers looking for stories set in a variety of locales (even outer space) and arrayed over various cultures and religions will find much to like." -- Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly

"Not only one of short stories, but of real narratives... will let readers enter a world that they have no idea about" -- New York Journal of Books - New York Journal of Books

"Lovely and complex" -- Strange Horizons - Strange Horizons

"A range of terrific stories in a variety of styles, all of them effective... Fall in love with djinn! Read this book." -- Geek Syndicate - Geek Syndicate

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Gem Thompson

“Make a wish...”

We all know of the Djinn, immortal beings can grant wishes but epitomise the moral of being careful what you wish for as your wish may have unforeseen consequences. This collection of tales bring us stories of Djinn... More

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“Retellings of unfamiliar tales”

Contrary to everything I thought I knew (and which most people raised in cultures where these beings are as well-known as elves and gnomes are to us could have told me) most djinn don't live in bottles. They... More

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