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Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date February 1, 2008
Pages 339
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780061450167
ISBN-10 0061450162
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders—where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality, obscured by smoke and darkness yet brilliantly tangible, in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780380973644
 
from Avon Books (November 1, 1998)
9780380973644 | details & prices | 339 pages | 6.25 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $24.00
About: The author offers a collection of tales, several of them new, of strange inventions, miraculous encounters, and bizarre discoveries
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Harpercollins (February 1, 2008)
9780061450167 | details & prices | 339 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.99
About: In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion .
Reprint edition from Avon Books (September 1, 2005)
9780380789023 | details & prices | 363 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
About: The author offers a collection of tales of strange inventions, miraculous encounters, and bizarre discoveries.
from Perennial (July 1, 2001)
9780060934705 | details & prices | 339 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $13.95
About: The author offers a collection of tales, several of them new, of strange inventions, miraculous encounters, and bizarre discoveries.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (August 1, 2001)
9780613494588 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $25.70
About: The author offers a collection of tales, several of them new, of strange inventions, miraculous encounters, and bizarre discoveries.

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