Year's Best Fantasy 9, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Aug 14, 2009 - Fiction - 222 pages
23 Reviews
Twenty-eight doses of wonder. From the distant past to the present day, from Antarctica and Mars to worlds that never were, the tales in this book bring news from nowhere-and everywhere. Fantasy is a mode of storytelling, a method of entertainment, a mode of argument, and a way of seeing. Here, presented by two of the most distinguished anthologists of the day, are twenty-eight stories that see, tell, argue, and entertain.

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Review: Year's Best Fantasy (Year's Best Fantasy #3)

User Review  - Leonardo - Goodreads

An uneven, but quite interesting anthology that, on retrospect, offers and interesting look at early 21st century fantasy literature, with a handful of masterfully woven tales that might survive the ... Read full review

Review: Year's Best Fantasy 6

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

A collection of recent fantasy short stories. I bought this on a whim. My mistake. There are a few decent stories in here, surrounded by a lot of drek. I was glad to be done with it. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
2
Shoggoths in Bloom
5
The Rabbis Hobby
23
Running the Snake
47
The Illustrated Biography of Lord Grimm
63
Readers Guide
82
The Salting and Canning of Benevolence
89
Araminta or The Wreck of the Amphidrake
128
Queen of the Sunlit Shore
260
Lady Witherspoons Solution
269
Dearest Cecily
293
Ringing the Changes in Okotoks Alberta
300
Caverns of Mystery
327
Skin Deep
343
King Pelles the Sure
363
A Guided Tour in the Kingdom of the Dead
373

A Buyers Guide to Maps of Antarctica
145
From the Clay of His Heart
154
If Angels Fight
179
26 Monkeys and the Abyss
203
Philologos or A Murder in Bistrita
213
The FilmMakers of Mars
228
Childrun
237
Avast Abaft
383
Gift from a Spring
392
The First Editions
413
The Olverung
440
Daltharee
455
The Forest
463
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David G. Hartwell, called "an editor extraordinaire" by Publishers Weekly, is one of science fiction's most experienced and influential editors. As an editor with Berkley Books, Pocket Books, William Morrow, and Tor Books, he has worked with many of the field's best authors and edited many award-winning works. He is the author of Age of Wonders, a nonfiction study of the science fiction field. Among his many anthologies are the bestselling World Treasury of Science Fiction and the World Fantasy Award winner The Dark Descent. He is the holder of a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University, a winner of the Eaton Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award twenty-four times. †Kathryn Cramer co-edited the World Fantasy Award-winning anthology The Architecture of Fear and was the editor of its widely-praised sequel Walls of Fear. She has edited and co-edited several other anthologies.†She†lives in Pleasantville, New York.

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