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X6: A Novellanthology

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Featuring Margo Lanagan's World Fantasy Award winning 'Sea-Hearts', the multi-award winning 'Wives' by Paul Haines and original works by Terry Dowling, Trent Jamieson, Cat Sparks and Louise Katz, journey beyond the borders of the real with six novellas from the most exciting speculative fiction authors working in Australia today. A Locus Magazine 'Recommended Read' of 2009 ...more
Paperback, 640 pages
Published 2009 by Coeur de Lion Publishing
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Courtney Johnston
Jan 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
Small and exquisitely formed - I made the library buy this 6-novella anthology just so I could read the opening story 'Sea-hearts' by Margo Lanagan.

Among my favourite books as a child were Andrew Lang's collections of fairytales, the Colour Fairy Books. Fairy here didn't mean little winged things; these were anthologies of fairytales and folks stories from around the world, and they fed my earliest imagination.

I was particularly captured by the stories of metamorphosising lovers, of husbands and
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A great collection, particularly "Wives" by Paul Haines and "Sea Hearts" by Margo Lanagan. ...more
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I'm a speculative fiction writer, editor and publisher, and reviewer born in Scotland and now living in Wollongong NSW.

My short fiction has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Aurealis Magazine, Oceans of the Mind and the Agog! Press anthology Agog! Fantastic Fiction.

I'm probably best known for being editor of Aurealis - Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine from 2001 to 2
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