Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron
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BeschreibungA Stellar cast of acclaimed fantasy writers weave spellbinding tales that bring the world of witches to life. Boasting over 70 awards between them, including a Newbury Medal, five Hugo Awards and a Carnegie medal, authors including Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix and Holly Black delve into the realm of magic to explore all things witchy.
PortraitEditor Jonathan Strahan lives in Perth, Western Australia. He is an Aurealis Award winning editor, anthologist and book reviewer. Authors contributing to UNDER MY HAT come from all over the world - including the UK, US, Australia and Canada.
PressestimmenKirkus Reviews, July 1, 2012:
Eighteen short tales about witches by some of the wickedest names in fantasy make for a rich anthology. . . . The writers are simply stellar: Ellen Kushner, Frances Hardinge, Charles de Lint, Tanith Lee, Ellen Klages and Holly Black, among others. Neil Gaiman's contribution is a witchy, weird poem. Garth Nix's "A Handful of Ashes" features a library and librarian. Delia Sherman's "The Witch in the Woods" is beautiful and romantic, with deer and bear shape-shifters and no small darkness. Jim Butcher has a Harry Dresden story ("B is for Bigfoot"), and it's terrific. Jane Yolen makes Hans Christian Andersen'slife a tale itself, and Patricia McKillip's "Which Witch" makes loud music and crow magic elegantly. The best, however, may be Peter S. Beagle's "Great-Grandmother in the Cellar" (yes, she is, and she goes back there, too, but not the way she came, in this "Sleeping Beauty" variant). Readers will find much to enjoy. . . .
Untertitel: A Collection of Short Stories. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Hot Key Books
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2012
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten