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Dark Alchemy

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Prepare to be mesmerised by this spellbinding collection of brand new stories by some of the masters of modern fantasy. It will be enjoyed by readers of all ages and is guaranteed to raise the pulse and quicken the heartbeat. You don’t have to be a fantasy buff to enjoy this selection. In fact, if you’ve never read fantasy before then there’s no better way to start than to sample a range of the top writers writing today. From dark graveyards to great halls, with witches and wizards and lonely souls, these startling and original stories weave a magic all of their own.

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Dark Alchemy by

Wizards and witches have lived in the human imagination for centuries. From ancient to modern times they have held great power in our literary lives. Here for a brand new audience is a collection of electrifying stories that show us benign and evil, ambivalent and determined characters that will stalk our imaginations and thoughts for some time to come.

Stories by the foremost fantasy writers working today including: Garth Nix, Eoin Colfer, Neil Gaiman, Tad Williams, Tanith Lee and Orson Scott Card among others.

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'Dark Alchemy collects together stories of magic from some of the masters of fantasy fiction ... All in all, a great mix'
Flipside magazine

'This is a very good collection indeed ... the stories ... are well told, and more than a few are beautifully written'
Deathray magazine

'Dark Alchemy is sure to send your imagination into overdrive'
The Big Issue

'Perfect for spiriting away a dull bus journey'
Bizarre

About the Author

Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois are both authors of sci-fi and fantasy fiction. Dozois is also well known as an editor of the magazine Asimov's Science Fiction. He has won the Hugo Award thirteen times. Dann is the editor of several collections of sci-fi and fantasy fiction, and is also an author in his own right.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2008

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Categories

Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780747589549

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