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Year's Best Fantasy 3 (Year's Best Fantasy #3)

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The door to fantastic worlds, skewed realities, and breathtaking other realms is opened wide to you once more in this third anthology of the finest short fantasy fiction to emerge over the past year, compiled by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell. Rarely has a more magnificent collection of tales been contained between book covers -- phenomenal visions of the impossible-ma ...more
ebook, 512 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published June 24th 2003)
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K. Axel
Nov 15, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of Gaiman and de Lint
Recommended to K. Axel by: none
This small paperback has been hiding from me for years, escaping my eye at the bottom of my box with books-to-read. I love anthologies, and while year's best anthologies must present the best of that particular year, these are often hard for me to read because I dont know what to expect in terms of theme and style.

However, looking at this anthology I find stories from a lot of masters that I respect. Masters like Michael Swanwick, Tanith Lee, Neil Gaiman and Liz Williams.

This is a review-in-prog
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Leonardo
Mar 23, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Lovers of ground-breaking fantasy and sci-fi
An uneven, but quite interesting anthology that, on retrospect, offers and interesting look at early 21st century fantasy literature, with a handful of masterfully woven tales that might survive the test of time. From the gentle to the unsettling, this anthology cover a vast ground, from sword-and-sorcery to contemporary urban fantasy, as well as a few stories whose authors are heirs to Jorge Luis Borges. In my opinion, the most remarkable stories of this anthology include "October in the Chair" ...more
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David Geddes Hartwell was an American editor of science fiction and fantasy. He worked for Signet (1971-1973), Berkley Putnam (1973-1978), Pocket (where he founded the Timescape imprint, 1978-1983, and created the Pocket Books Star Trek publishing line), and Tor (where he spearheaded Tor's Canadian publishing initiative, and was also influential in bringing many Australian writers to the US market ...more
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