Hunting the Shadows: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee, Volume Two

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Hunting the Shadows: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee, Volume Two

Hunting the Shadows: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee, Volume Two

  • Title: Hunting the Shadows: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee, Volume Two
  • Author: Tanith Lee
  • ISBN: 9781434403841
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Hardcover



Volume two of the magical short story collection by Nebula and World Fantasy Award winner Tanith Lee, author of The Silver Metal Lover and The Birthgrave Gothic poetess, comic young adult author, robust adventure fantasy novelist Tanith Lee has writing personas than Sybil But in her short fiction, all these aspects come gloriously together Such stories as AntoniVolume two of the magical short story collection by Nebula and World Fantasy Award winner Tanith Lee, author of The Silver Metal Lover and The Birthgrave Gothic poetess, comic young adult author, robust adventure fantasy novelist Tanith Lee has writing personas than Sybil But in her short fiction, all these aspects come gloriously together Such stories as Antonius Bequeathed or The Persecution Machine, with their death defying mixture of prose poetry, genre trope reversals and ominous wit, could be written by no one else WEIRD TALES magazine Stories include The Woman in Scarlet, One For Sorrow, Unlocking the Golden Cage, Antonius Bequeathed, Doll Skulls, Queens in Crimson, Flower Water, The Persecution Machine, All the Birds of Hell, Vermilia.


Recent Comments "Hunting the Shadows: The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee, Volume Two"

**** The Woman In ScarletHere, Lee uses classic sword-and-sorcery tropes, but adds a new twist to the genre, in this tragic tale of a Sword's Man, and the weapon that is also his dream lover. Definitely one that would appeal to fans of the Elric saga.**** Zelle's ThursdayA humanoid household robot maid becomes the focal point of a wealthy family's multiple dysfunctions. Deceptively banal, and a harsh critique of human nature.**** Unlocking The Golden CageNice style here - it begins with a very 1 [...]

This is such a perfect mix of stories. In it you can see the whole spectrum of Lee's talent, and she touches on nearly every genre. "The Woman in Scarlet" is about a warrior married to his sword and the woman whom it embodies; "Unlocking the Golden Cage" and "Flower Water" are both stories of magical realism and how one's desires will change them; "Zelle's Thursday" is a sympathetic view through a robotic maid's eyes; "Vermilia" is a vampire tale with a clever twist; "Doll Skulls" is a story in [...]

While lots of people go ga-ga over Tanith Lee's writings, I am slowly realising that those impressions must have got developed during late 70-s and early 80-s. Unfortunately, Wildside Press has, in a rather wily ploy, seems to have decided to dispose off the boring and drab stories of 90-s and thereafter, in the first two collections of her stories. Consequently, almost all these stories, while displaying the author's trademark prose & imagery, often reach nowhere at their end. Nevertheless, [...]

the stories are all quite brilliant. The woman in scarlet, Doll Skulls, and All the birds of hell are great. The Persecution Machine is amazingly bizarre. The last story, One for Sorrow is the winner though - loved it!

4.5

Great collection of dark short fiction


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