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Stories: All-New Tales

3 Ratings: 4.3
A book by Neil Gaiman

This collection of 27 never-before published stories from an impressive cast—Roddy Doyle, Joyce Carol Oates, and Stuart O'Nan, among others—sets out to shift genre paradigms. The overarching theme is fantastic fiction, or fiction of the … see full wiki

Author: Neil Gaiman
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: William Morrow
3 reviews about Stories: All-New Tales
review by . July 02, 2010
Stories is an anthology of fiction - but that is where the similarity of the stories contained in this book end. Some ring more of fantasy, some lean towards straight fiction, and a few defy easy categorization.     Put together by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio, the main goal of both men was not to have a specific genre in mind, but instead to look for really good stories. Stories that feed the mind and leave the reader wanting more. Stories that could take us back to the way …
review by . June 25, 2010
I love short stories that give me a sample of other authors writing style.  There have been several times that I have purchased a collection of short stories or an anthology and ended up getting hooked on some of the authors after reading one short piece. One great thing about this book is that it covers a wide array of genres which kept my attention better than other books with short stories. My favorites in this book were:    THE TRUTH IS A CAVE IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS …
review by . June 17, 2010
The introduction to these stories tells how the editor was asked to provide a pithy quote for a library wall. His choice: "And then what happened?"    These stories have been chosen because they represent the kind of storytelling that compels the reader to finish the story. There are stories from masters of the genre like Lawrence Block, Roddy Doyle, and Joyce Carol Oates. There were also names that were new to me, and the tales are all of the kind that sticks with you.    Th …
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