Three stories, each one involving a man who discovers that he has come to dwell, for an hour or for a lifetime, in a house and in a mind not quite his own. Each one opens doors onto rooms of illusion, radiance, regret, and dark enchantment. Welcome to the stories of three young writers, stories written in collaboration with James P. Blaylock. Welcome to the borderland of illusion and reality.I called Tim Powers and coerced him into collaborating, andwhen the school reopened in September, forty ... I plannedto saysomething clever, welcome the kidsto theCreativeWriting Department, andthen driftaway. ... Shehad glittering ivy leaves twined into her hair, as ifshehadridden in that morning on aschool bus fromOz. Shea#39;d ... And allofthemare guilty, heaven help us, of writing without being told to.
|Author||:||James P. Blaylock|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-09-29|