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Wizards

(2007)
Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Never-before-published stories by Neil Gaiman, Eoin Colfer, Garth Nix, and a magical lineup of writers.

Throughout the ages, the wizard has claimed a spot in human culture-from the shadowy spiritual leaders of early man to precocious characters in blockbuster films. Gone are the cartoon images of wizened gray-haired men in pointy caps creating magic with a wave of their wands. Today's wizards are more subtle in their powers, more discerning in their ways, and-in the hands of modern fantasists-more likely than ever to capture readers' imaginations.

In Neil Gaiman's "The Witch's Headstone," a piece taken from his much-anticipated novel in progress, an eight-year-old boy learns the power of kindness from a long-dead sorceress. Only one woman possesses two kinds of magic-enough to unite two kingdoms-in Garth Nix's "Holly and Iron." Patricia A McKillip's "Naming Day" gives a sorcery student a lesson in breaking the rules. And a famished dove spins a tale worthy of a meal, but perhaps not the truth, in "A Fowl Tale" by Eoin Colfer.

Genre: Fantasy

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Used availability for Gardner Dozois's Wizards

Hardback Editions

May 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wizards: Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy
Author(s): Eoin Colfer
ISBN: 0-425-21518-0 / 978-0-425-21518-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Hardcover
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Paperback Editions

May 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wizards: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy
Author(s): Gardner Dozois
ISBN: 0-441-01588-3 / 978-0-441-01588-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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Kindle Editions

May 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wizards: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy
Author(s): Eoin Colfer
Publisher: Ace
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