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From Weird and Distant Shores

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From Weird and Distant Shores: This collection of thirteen short stories by the award-winning author of Silk and Tales of Pain and Wonder establishes Caitlin R. Kiernan as one of today's most versatile fantasists. Spanning and transcending the fields of fantasy, dark fantasy, and science fiction, these stories include some of Kiernan's early and hard-to-find work, and expl...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Subterranean Press
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Robert Beveridge
Caitlin R. Kiernan, From Weird and Distant Shores (Subterranean Press, 2002)

I can't really say anything about Cait Kiernan's delicious storytelling that I haven't already said before. If you haven't yet discovered the gothically beautiful, barren world that is the mind of Caitlin R. Kiernan, all I can do is wish that, soon, you will. Kiernan's short stories are the literary equivalent of Edward Gorey's drawings; witty, somewhat Victorian in their scope, but with an ineffable sadness behind them...more
Picked up this physically beautiful book at a libary thrift shop for a buck, and it's numbered and signed!!! Will probably read fairly soon she sounds interesting.
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