Fragile Things: Short Fictions & Wonders

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Item#: 9780062699541
Author Gaiman, Neil
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Includes the Story “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” - Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Nicole KidmanA24 Film Directed by John Cameron Mitchell also Stars Elle Fanning and Ruth Wilson“A prodigiously imaginative collection. . . . The best of these clever fantasy metafictions explores the mysteries of artistic inspiration.”—New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice<
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/>Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams—and nightmares . . .A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night . . .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
illiance—and the terrifyingly dark and entertaining wit—of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting,Fragile Thingsis a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.