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Anthology of 18 fantasy stories, with an introduction by Silverberg.
Contents:
* Introduction by Robert Silverberg
* The George Business by Roger Zelazny
* Lindsay & the Red City Blues by Joe Haldeman
* The Quickening by Michael Bishop
* A Pattern of Silver Strings by Charles de Lint
* Remembering Melody by George R.R. Martin
* The Unicorn Masque by Ellen Kushner
* Instant With
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by MJF Books (first published 1997)
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John Devlin
Mar 22, 2007 rated it liked it
For the best, this volume doesn't particularly shine.
Gratsiela Borisova
Jun 10, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: gave-up-on
This book is badly written by pretentious amateurs. Most of the stories are just plain boring. The writers are trying (VERY hard) to seem open-minded and many of the stories contain characters of almost every other country (mostly Hispanic). They put Spanish/Portuguese words all over the place screaming "LOOK HOW I'M BETTER PERSON BECAUSE I INTEGRATE OTHER PEOPLE! PLEASE LOVE ME! I'M NOT A NAZI, I SWEAR!".
The translator (of the Bulgarian edition) didn't do a good job either. The are MANY things
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Jeremy Sovereign
Aug 19, 2010 rated it it was amazing
a great collection of stories. some better than others, gave me a lot of authors to look for!
Kevin Gallan
Sep 10, 2010 marked it as to-read
Shelves: anthology, own, fantasy
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Martin Harry Greenberg was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist. In all, he compiled 1,298 anthologies and commissioned over 8,200 original short stories. He founded Tekno Books, a packager of more than 2000 published books. In addition, he was a co-founder of the Sci-Fi Channel.

For the 1950s anthologist and publisher of Gnome Press, see Martin Greenberg.
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