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A terrific collection of richly imaginative short stories. These tales reflect Neil Gaiman’s innovative storytelling and his ability to play with material that is already familiar – as in his new take on the story of Humpty-Dumpty in which a hard boiled detective gets on the case.
A collection of stories, which range between fantasy, humour, science fiction and horror. It includes a story about Humpty Dumpty's demise, spooked by jack-in-the-box who haunts the lives of the children who own it.
|Publication date:||3rd March 2008|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
|Genres:||Horror / Ghost Stories, Short Stories|
Bestselling author Neil Gaiman has long been one of the top writers in modern comics, as well as writing books for readers of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers, and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama. Gaiman was the creator/writer of monthly cult DC Comics horror-weird series, Sandman, which won nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. Norman Mailer said of Sandman: "Along with all else, Sandman is a comic strip for intellectuals, and I say ...More About Neil Gaiman