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Strange days

Advantages: superb stories
Disadvantages: none

Gaiman is a strange and diverse creator of fiction. He is perhaps best known for his work on the Sandman graphic novel series, but also has some more conventional fiction to his name. Well, for suitable values of 'more conventional'. 'Smoke and Mirror ...

Bryn_Pearson 03.06.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Smoke and Mirrors - Neil Gaiman

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An anthology that's worth a read!

Advantages: a really good little collection!
Disadvantages: some stories can be considered confusing

This book I got off Bookcrossing.com where the site's ideal plan is to turn the whole world into a library. I asked to be put into this bookring for this book, and I'm very glad I asked. The author is Neil Gaiman. Who is quite famous for a number of b ...

Jonni_boi 30.08.2009 · Read full review
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The Grand Master of Whimsy

Advantages: Can't rate this one highly enough - the mamrks below could apply to each and every story in there.
Disadvantages: Well, if you LIKE being maniacally depressed, I'd avoid this. It'll cheer you up in no time.

'Smoke and Mirrors' collects together a substantial amount of Neil Gaiman's short fiction, published and unpublished. Containing an impressive thirty-six short stories, I figure this to be a must-have volume. Reading Gaiman's short fiction remains me ...

RichardW 15.12.2000 · Read full review
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Music With Rocks In...

Advantages: Great characters, good plot, and so funny it hurts...
Disadvantages: It does help to have read some of the earlier books, too short!

On the Discworld, Imp was a bard from Llamedos who everyone suspected of being Elvish (took me half way through the book for that one to sink in... I know, I know, I'm slow...) Coming to Ankh-Morpork, the Capital city, he forms an unlikely alliance wi ...

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Review of Soul Music - Terry Pratchett

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It rocks

Advantages: It's Terry Pratchett
Disadvantages: ? I got a bit confused and mildly boerd at points

...Terry Pratchett. I love Death: it's a bit hard not to see the funny side when this surreal, non-feeling entity gets into all sorts of pickles doing his job. So when I saw Soul music, I wanted to read it right away. That may have been a mild ...

Kaiberie 26.05.2001 · Read full review
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