Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

  • by Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by Neil Gaiman
  • 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Global phenomenon and Sunday Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction, following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things, which includes a never-before-published American Gods story, "Black Dog".
In this new volume, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction--stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who story that was written for the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved series in 2013--as well as "Black Dog", a new tale that revisits the world of American Gods.
Trigger Warning is a rich cornucopia of horror and ghosts stories, science fiction and fairy tales, fabulism and poetry that explores the realm of experience and emotion.
In "Adventure Story"--a thematic companion to The Ocean at the End of the Lane--Gaiman ponders death and the way people take their stories with them when they die. His social media experience, "A Calendar of Tales", is short takes inspired by replies to fan tweets about the months-of-the-year-stories of pirates and the March winds, an igloo made of books, and a Mother's Day card that portends disturbances in the universe. Gaiman offers his own ingenious spin on Sherlock Holmes in his award-nominated mystery tale "The Case of Death and Honey". And "Click-Clack the Rattlebag" explains the creaks and clatter we hear when we're all alone in the darkness.
A writer whose creative genius is unparalleled, Gaiman entrances with his literary alchemy, transporting us deep into the realm of imagination, where the fantastical becomes real and the everyday incandescent. Trigger Warning engages the mind, stirs the heart, and shakes the soul. Neil Gaiman is one of the most original and popular literary artists of our day.


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Customer Reviews

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Um! - leaves a lot to be desired.

a little bit disappointing for me as I expected a lot more from Gaimen - I was not left hanging in suspense as I was expecting to, or gripping my armchair - a bit of a sigh and waiting for the next story to be better - and they were all about the same - something of nothing stories - in fact, I cannot think of a single one that stands out - don't waste your money on this one....
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- mollymoon1

Loved it!

I was a bit thrown by the intro chapter though! There's 35 mins of Neil introducing each story in turn as though each time he's about to begin reading it. Then there's a pause and another intro. After a while panic sets in - have Audible forgotten to include the stories? But fear not - the stories are there and are all superb.
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- Skiamakhos

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-02-2015
  • Publisher: Headline Digital