Spirits of Christmas

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David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer
Tom Doherty Associates, Nov 15, 1995 - Fiction - 416 pages
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A collection of holiday chillers--by Charles Dickens, Gene Wolfe, Michael Bishop, and others--follows the stories of a doctor who makes a house call to a ghost, a psychic detective who must exorcise a well-known holiday icon, and a boy who learns a faraway planet's history from his pet. Reissue.

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About the author (1995)

David G. Hartwell is a senior editor of Tor/Forge Books.

David G. Hartwell is a senior editor of Tor/Forge Books. His doctorate is in Comparative Medieval Literature. He is His doctorate is in Comparative Medieval Literature. He is the proprietor of Dragon Press, publisher and bookseller, whthe proprietor of Dragon Press, publisher and bookseller, which publishes "The New York Review of Science Fiction", and ich publishes "The New York Review of Science Fiction", and the president of David G. Hartwell, Inc. He is the author ofthe president of David G. Hartwell, Inc. He is the author of "Age of Wonders" and the editor of many anthologies, includ "Age of Wonders" and the editor of many anthologies, including "The Dark Descent", "The World Treasury of Science Fictiing "The Dark Descent", "The World Treasury of Science Fiction", "The Hard SF Renaissance", "The Space Opera Renaissanceon", "The Hard SF Renaissance", "The Space Opera Renaissance", and a number of Christmas anthologies, among others. Rece", and a number of Christmas anthologies, among others. Recently he co-edited his fifteenth annual paperback volume of "ntly he co-edited his fifteenth annual paperback volume of "Year's Best SF", and co-edited the ninth "Year's Best FantasYear's Best SF", and co-edited the ninth "Year's Best Fantasy". John Updike, reviewing "The World Treasury of Science Fiy". John Updike, reviewing "The World Treasury of Science Fiction" in "The New Yorker", characterized him as a "loving ection" in "The New Yorker", characterized him as a "loving expert." He is on the board of the IAFA, is co-chairman of thxpert." He is on the board of the IAFA, is co-chairman of the board of the World Fantasy Convention, and an administratoe board of the World Fantasy Convention, and an administrator of the Philip K. Dick Award. He has won the Eaton Award, tr of the Philip K. Dick Award. He has won the Eaton Award, the World Fantasy Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo he World Fantasy Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award forty times to date, winning as Best Editor in 2006, 2Award forty times to date, winning as Best Editor in 2006, 2008, and 2009. 008, and 2009.

David G. Hartwell is also the editor of the critically acclaimed anthology "The Dark Descent: The Evolution of Horror," along with several other books.
Kathryn Cramer has also co-edited "The Hard SF Renaissance," "Spirits of Christmas," and other titles.

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