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The Green Flash and Other Tales of Horror, Suspense, and Fantasy

3.6  ·  Rating details ·  30 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hardcover, 163 pages
Published January 1st 1971 by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
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Eilonwy
Nov 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: enjoyable-enough
This was a fun collection of short stories, with exactly the mix promised in the title. They're all very quick and enjoyable reads, and hit the spot for some Halloween-themed reading. My favorite was "Sonata for Harp and Bicycle," which was fairly light-hearted and actually solved a problem.
Don
Sep 25, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I couldn't believe my luck when I found this collection at a local used book store! It didn't finish quite as strongly as it started, but there are pieces that were clinics on short-story writing. Here's how I thought of each story...

"Mrs. Considine." I don't describe too many stories as "chilling," but this story of a girl with a gift bonding with an older woman with another gift is just that. 5*

"Marmalade Wine." The reason I snatched this collection from a used book store was this story, which
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Alexis
Jul 14, 2010 rated it really liked it
This collection of short stories left me with a vague sense of discomfort. Not outright dread, subtler than that- unease.

I especially liked Minette, Dead Language Master, and Marmalade Wine, but none of the stories truly disappoint.
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
I love her short stories! I was saddened to hear that she died a couple of years ago.
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