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Fragile Things This Is A Stunning Collection Of Short Stories By Acclaimed Fantasy Writer Neil Gaiman His Distinctive Genius Has Been Championed By Writers As Diverse As Norman Mailer And Stephen King With The Sandman Neil Gaiman Created One Of The Most Sophisticated, Intelligent, And Influential Graphic Novel Series Of Our Time Now After The Recent Success Of His Latest Novel Anansi Boys, Gaiman Has Produced Fragile Things, His Second Collection Of Short Fiction These Stories Will Dazzle Your Senses, Haunt Your Imagination, And Move You To The Very Depths Of Your Soul This Extraordinary Compilation Reveals One Of The World S Most Gifted Storytellers At The Height Of His Powers.


10 thoughts on “Fragile Things

  1. says:

    The two stars was a compromise This book is a mixed bag of short stories and poems In the Harry Potter books, there is a kind of sweet called Bertie Potts Every Flavour Jelly Beans Sometimes you get something yummy like Raspberry Cream Chocolate or Honey Lemon Lime with a hint of Ginger or Vodka Tonic with Mentholated Cigarette Chaser Other times you get Snot or Cat s Vomit This book was like that Unfortunately, this assortment containedof the Warthog s Spyhillated Rectum or Seal Poo The two stars was a compromise This book is a mixed bag of short stories and poems In the Harry Potter books, there is a kind of sweet called Bertie Potts Every Flavour Jelly Beans Sometimes you get something yummy like Raspbe...


  2. says:

    We owe it to each other to tell stories For years I ve heard the name Neil Gaiman passed about, weighted with heavy praise, and have always promised myself to read him Earlier this fall, after hearing him speak on NPR, I sat down with a copy of Coraline, and hungrily read it in one sitting Despite the novel being intended for an audience much greener than I, I couldn t help but be hypnotized by the charismatic voice and magical delivery and I renewed my promise to return to this author as sooWe owe it to each other to tell stories For years I ve heard the name Neil Gaiman passed about, weighted with heavy praise, and have always promised myself to read him Earlier this fall, after hearing him speak on NPR, I sat down with a copy of Coraline, and hungrily read it in one sitting Despite the novel being intended for an audience much greener than I, I couldn t help but be hypnotized by the charismatic voice and magical delivery and I renewed my promise to return to this author as soon as possible More recently, although I was happily buried in a pile of Christmas reading, I purchased his second collection of short fictions, Fragile Things, to revisit this infectious voice a...


  3. says:

    I love Neil Gaiman He is brilliant, imaginative, and abso friggin lutely weird, and I love him for it And this book of short stories and prose, Fragile Things , is by far my most favorite compendium of his Fragile Things is a collection of oddities, retellings, poetry, spin offs, and queer creations of Neil Gaiman s colorful imagination Some of the stories have been published elsewhere, like Sunbird and October In The Chair , which were included in his M Is For Magic compilation,...


  4. says:

    It seems wrong and somewhat sad that my favorite Gaiman book is not one of his many heralded novels, but a collection of short stories Mind you, Fragile Things is a great collection of short stories Some of the content herein is muchadult than a good deal of his other work, which can tend towards the childlike and fanciful Don t get me wrong, I enjoy the fantastical stuff with its focus on the magic of youth and mystery of the unknown But I think I prefer his short story work because It seems wrong and somewhat sad that my favorite Gaiman book is not one of his many heralded novels, but a collection of short stories Mind you, Fragile Things is a great collection of short stories Some of the content herein is muchadult than a good dea...


  5. says:

    You can t do this to me, Neil The boy went inside the farmhouse and AND What the hell, May For god s sake, what kind of answer is that Leave the Month finish the story, you That s how much I liked this book It made me a bit violent I found myself speaking to the characters talking alone to some pages, from a sane person s point of view I didn t like all the short stories, for example, How do you think it feels , Keepsakes and Treasures , The problem with Susan view spoiler You can t do this to me, Neil The boy went inside the farmhouse and AND What the hell, May For god s sake, what kind of answer is that Leave the Month finish the story, you That s how much I liked this book It made me a bit violent I found myself speaking to the characters talking alone to some pages, from a sane...


  6. says:

    Stories, Neil Gaiman informs in the introduction, are fragile things made up of 26 lettersif you want to use phonetic symbols , ink and paper They are illusions created by things that cannot last, but the best stories survive and transform The stories within this volume are perhaps some of those best stories.This collection contained many of Gaiman s most famous short stories I want to write three quick reviews of some...


  7. says:

    The Mapmaker originally written for American Gods, this short story is a cautionary tale about disregarding the needs of others while chasing ones desires and chasing immortality by keeping records a.k.a that map 3 stars A Study in Emerald goodreads.com review show 1321098517 3 stars The Fairy Reel a short lyric poem about the foolishness of not risking your heart 3 stars October in the Chair runaway boy finds a ghost 4 stars The Hidden Chamber gothic poem about Bluebeard 3 stars The Mapmaker originally written for American Gods, this short story is a cautionary tale about disregarding the needs of others while chasing ones desires and chasing immortality by keeping records a.k.a that map 3 stars A Study in Emerald goodreads.com review show 1321098517 3 stars The Fairy Reel a short lyric poem about the foolishness of not risking your heart 3 stars October in the ...


  8. says:

    I have not read Neil Gaiman s novels but I ve heard good things about them This collection is obviously not a good place to start reading his work First off, the intro was irritating The self satisfied aren t I wonderful name dropping tone was kind of overbearing, and probably put me in an extra critical mood The short story is unforgiving you don t have time for slow bits, or parts that sound like you ve read them already somewhere before And paying homage is tricky too it can t be mere I have not read Neil Gaiman s novels but I ve heard good things about them This collection is obviously not a good place to start reading his work First off, the intro was irritating The self satisfied aren t I wonderful name dr...


  9. says:

    I really want to see what s inside Neil Gaiman head It must be a very strange place , a place where I doubt would want to be These stories are creepy, horrifying , disturbing, shocking and freaked me out , and ...


  10. says:

    Collection of Gaiman s short stories and poem, including the following Introduction 3 5 story notes and anecdotes includes short story The Mapmaker also 3 5 A Study in Emerald 5 5 Sherlock Cthulhu The Fairy Reel 3 5 poem October in the Chair 3 5 test run for Gaiman s Graveyard Book The Hidden Chamber 3 5 poem Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire 3 5 one of Gaiman s earliest tales, reworked for an anthology T Collection of Gaiman s short stories and poem, including the following Introduction 3 5 story notes and anecdotes includes short story The Mapmaker also 3 5 A Study in Emerald 5 5 Sherlock Cthulhu The Fairy Reel 3 5 poem October in the Chair 3 5 test run for Gaiman s Graveyard Book The Hidden Chamber 3 5 poem Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire 3 5 one of Gaiman s earliest tales, reworked for an anthology The Flints of Memo...


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