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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 19/09/2005
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***This short fiction collection includes 'Chivalry', this year's Radio 4 Neil Gaiman Christmas Day special, starring Glenda Jackson and Kit Harington. This is the story of Mrs Whitaker, who finds the Holy Grail in a charity shop.***

Open your mind to one of the brightest, most brilliant writers of our generation...

'Gaiman is god in the universe of story' - Stephen Fry

'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman' - George R. R. Martin

An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat. A stray cat fights and refights a terrible nightly battle to protect his unwary adoptive family from unimaginable evil. A young couple receives a wedding gift that reveals a chilling alternative history of their marriage...

These tales and much more await in this extraordinary book, revealing one of our most gifted storytellers at the height of his powers.

Includes extra material exclusive to this Headline Review edition.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755322831
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A very fine and imaginative writer' * The Sunday Times *
'Exuberantly inventive' * Kirkus Reviews *

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“Brilliant”

A fantastic collection of short tales. I read American Gods first and now this, this mans mind must be in fast forward. Gaiman has this knack of taking an everyday tale that we've all heard about and then he... More

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“Not great.”

SMOKE AND MIRRORS is a collection of Gaiman's shorter fiction, including a cat who fights the devil nightly to keep his unsuspecting family safe, and on old lady who is reluctant to hand over her Holy Grail to... More

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Ilona

“Imaginative!”

The book containes lots of short and imaginative stories. As usual the stories are funny, scary, dark and unexpected, written in Gaiman`s excellent style. He is an exceptional author with vivid imagination and he has... More

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