Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
Includes the Story “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” - Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Nicole Kidman
A24 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
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 brilliance—and the terrifyingly dark and entertaining wit—of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lissabeth21 - LibraryThing
Completely amazing...conceptually masterful....dazzlingly beautiful. Intergalactic tourism...The description of "world" from that perspective, the hint of Atlantians, the spiritual/angel/demon inferences.... I'll be thinking about this gem for a long time. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - shaunesay - LibraryThing
I really just love listening to Neil Gaiman read, whether I'm actually paying attention to the story or not. Short stories have never been my favorite medium, but there were several interesting ones ... Read full review