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Laughter at the Academy

A collection of stories by

From fairy tale forest to gloomy gothic moor, from gleaming epidemiologist's lab to the sandy shores of Neverland, Seanan McGuire's short fiction has been surprising, delighting, confusing, and transporting her readers since 2009. Now, for the first time, that fiction has been gathered together in one place, ready to be enjoyed one twisting, tangled tale at a time. Her work crosses genres and subverts expectations.

Meet the mad scientists of "Laughter at the Academy" and "The Tolling of Pavlov's Bells." Glory in the potential of a Halloween that never ends. Follow two very different alphabets in "Frontier ABCs" and "From A to Z in the Book of Changes." Get "Lost," dress yourself "In Skeleton Leaves," and remember how to fly. All this and more is waiting for you within the pages of this decade-spanning collection, including several pieces that have never before been reprinted. Stories about mermaids, robots, dolls, and Deep Ones are all here, ready for you to dive in.

This is a box of strange surprises dredged up from the depths of the sea, each one polished and prepared for your enjoyment. So take a chance, and allow yourself to be surprised.

Genre: Urban Fantasy

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Used availability for Seanan McGuire's Laughter at the Academy

Hardback Editions

October 2019 : USA Hardback

Title: Laughter at the Academy
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
ISBN: 1-59606-928-7 / 978-1-59606-928-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Laughter at the Academy
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA