Summary

Here is a stunning collection of short stories by the acclaimed fantasy writer. The distinctive genius of Neil Gaiman has been championed by writers as diverse as Norman Mailer and Stephen King.
These stories will dazzle your senses, haunt your imagination, and move you to the very depths of your soul. This extraordinary compilation reveals one of the world's most gifted storytellers at the height of his powers.
©2006 Neil Gaiman (P)2006 Headline Audiobooks
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Critic reviews

"Gaiman has a deft touch for surprise and inventiveness, and there are inspired moments." ( Publishers Weekly)
"Gaiman again proves himself a perverse romantic, heir not only to Poe and Baudelaire but to the breathless Pre-Raphaelites....The collection also boasts lush prose...and a winning faith in the enchantment of stories. Expect the unexpected. Then savor the luscious chills." ( Kirkus)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tracey on 31-10-08

Absolutely wonderful

Neil Gaiman is an amazing author, and these short stories show the vast versatility of his writing. Stories of the supernatural, the weird and the wicked, I defy anyone to not enjoy this collection. For similar entertainment, check out Joe Hill's '20th Century Ghosts'.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Hannah on 23-12-12

For those who wish for twists and turns

I have loved Neil's work for many many years and this doesn't disappoint. Strange tales some unknown and some that ring bells but have unexpected endings.



This is short stories for grown ups. Smart intelligent some time funny often strange but always good.

Word of warning if you are listing to this rather than reading it I would suggest NOT falling asleep whilst you listen as you end up with some very strange dreams!

YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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3 out of 5 stars
By Jean on 21-02-12

Confusing

Although Neil Gaimon is one of my favourite authors, Fragile Things was not one of my favourite audiobooks. Unfortunately, I couldn't keep track of where one story ended and another began. There were no obvious breaks and I just kept getting lost. I eventually gave up trying to listen and bought the book in paper.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 19-11-08

Hard to listen to

Hard stories to listen to. They're packed with info for one thing. And there aren't good breaks between stories. I often wondered if I was still on the previous story or a new one.

Still, there are some excellent stories in here, and I thoroughly enjoyed some. The author also has an excellent voice, which was a pleasure to listen too.

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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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