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Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder by David…

Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder (1989)

by David G. Hartwell (Editor), Kathryn Cramer (Editor)

Other authors: J.G. Ballard (Contributor), J.M. Barrie (Contributor), L. Frank Baum (Contributor), Peter S. Beagle (Contributor), Johannes Bobrowski (Contributor)30 more, John Brunner (Contributor), Lucy Clifford (Contributor), Avram Davidson (Contributor), Charles Dickens (Contributor), Suzette Haden Elgin (Contributor), Harlan Ellison (Contributor), Jack Finney (Contributor), John M. Ford (Contributor), W.S. Gilbert (Contributor), Graham Greene (Contributor), E.T.A. Hoffmann (Contributor), R.A. Lafferty (Contributor), Ursula K. LeGuin (Contributor), George MacDonald (Contributor), Anne McCaffrey (Contributor), Patricia A. Mckillip (Contributor), Robin McKinley (Contributor), William Morris (Contributor), Edith Nesbit (Contributor), Fitz-James O'Brien (Contributor), Murilo Rubiao (Contributor), Rudy Rucker (Contributor), Isaac Bashevis Singer (Contributor), Osbert Sitwell (Contributor), Fyodor Sologub (Contributor), Margaret St. Clair (Contributor), Frank R. Stockton (Contributor), James Tiptree Jr. (Contributor), Mark Twain (Contributor), Jack Vance (Contributor)

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This is a great, solid collection of short stories, the kind of thing worthy of a long afternoon and a cup of tea. ( )
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Hartwell, David G.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cramer, KathrynEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ballard, J.G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrie, J.M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baum, L. FrankContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beagle, Peter S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bobrowski, JohannesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brunner, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clifford, LucyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, AvramContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dickens, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Elgin, Suzette HadenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ellison, HarlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Finney, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ford, John M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilbert, W.S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greene, GrahamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Lafferty, R.A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Rubiao, MuriloContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Sitwell, OsbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sologub, FyodorContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
St. Clair, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stockton, Frank R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Introduction: Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder offers the range and diversity of fantasy fiction, a gathering of strongly individual stories by varied talented masters.
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Green is the Color by John M. Ford

Wooden Tony
by Lucy Clifford

Lest Levitation Come Upon Us by Suzette Haden Elgin

Prince Bull by Charles Dickens

The Triumph of Vice by W. S. Gilbert

Turandina by Fyodor Sologub

The Princess and the Frog by Robin McKinley


Darkness Box by Ursula K. LeGuin

Jack and the Beanstalk by Osbert Sitwell

Peter Pan;

The Thrush's Nest;

Lock-Out Time by J. M. Barrie

The Mouse Festival by Johannes Bobrowski, translated by Kathryn Cramer

A Proper Santa Claus by Anne McCaffrey

Inside Out by Rudy Rucker

The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime by Mark Twain

The Woman Who Thought She Could Read by Avram Davidson

The Third Level
by Jack Finney


The Griffen and the Minor Canon
by Frank R. Stockton

The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles
by Margaret St. Clair

The Dragons
by Murilo Rubião

On the Downhill Side
by Harlan Ellison

The Parrot
by Isaac Bashevis Singer, translated by Ruth Whitman

The Gray Wolf
by George MacDonald

The Harrowing of the Dragon of Hoarsbreath
by Patricia A. McKillip

The Last of the Dragons
by Edith Nesbit

Lila the Werewolf
by Peter S. Beagle

The Drowned Giant
by J. G. Ballard


The Enchanted Buffalo
by L. Frank Baum

Narrow Valley
by R. A. Lafferty

Beyond the Dead Reef
by James Tiptree, Jr.

The King's Bride
by E. T. A. Hoffmann, translated by Michael Bullock

Under the Garden
by Graham Green


The Things That Are Gods
by John Brunner

The King of Nodland and His Dwarf
by Fitz-James O'Brien

The Seventeen Virgins ;

The Bagful of Dreams
by Jack Vance

The Hollow Land
by William Morris
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