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The Big Book of Modern Fantasy (Paperback)

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From Ann and Jeff VanderMeer comes The Big Book of Modern Fantasy: a true horde of tales sure to delight fans, scholars — even the greediest of dragons. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL.

Step through a shimmering portal . . . a worn wardrobe door . . . a schism in sky . . . into a bold new age of fantasy. When worlds beyond worlds became a genre unto itself. From the swinging sixties to the strange, strange seventies, the over-the-top eighties to the gnarly nineties–and beyond, into the twenty-first century–the VanderMeers have found the stories and the writers from around the world that reinvented and revitalized the fantasy genre after World War II.

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From Ann and Jeff VanderMeer comes The Big Book of Modern Fantasy: a true horde of tales sure to delight fans, scholars — even the greediest of dragons. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL.

Step through a shimmering portal . . . a worn wardrobe door . . . a schism in sky . . . into a bold new age of fantasy. When worlds beyond worlds became a genre unto itself. From the swinging sixties to the strange, strange seventies, the over-the-top eighties to the gnarly nineties–and beyond, into the twenty-first century–the VanderMeers have found the stories and the writers from around the world that reinvented and revitalized the fantasy genre after World War II. The stories in this collection represent twenty-two different countries, including Russia, Argentina, Nigeria, Columbia, Pakistan, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, China, the Philippines, and the Czech Republic. Five have never before been translated into English.

From Jorge Luis Borges to Ursula K. Le Guin, Michael Moorcock to Angela Carter, Terry Pratchett to Stephen King, the full range and glory of the fantastic are on display in these ninety-one stories in which dragons soar, giants stomp, and human children should still think twice about venturing alone into the dark forest.

Completing Ann and Jeff VanderMeer’s definitive The Big Book of Classic Fantasy, this companion volume to takes the genre into the twenty-first century with ninety-one astonishing, mind-bending stories.

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ISBN 9780525563860
Length (cm) 17.0000
Width (cm) 3.0000
Height (cm) 23.0000
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication Date Jul 21, 2020
Pages (number) 896
Genre Science Fiction and Fantasy
Author Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer
Signed No
Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews

“An anthology of this breadth and depth will have stories that will please almost any kind of fantasy reader…an essential read for any passionate reader, period.” —Booklist, starred

“Encyclopedic…. Encompasses undeniable masterworks…. Offer[s] beloved cult figures…. A treasure trove.” —Publishers Weekly

“Comprehensive…with an impressively wide variety of stories…. This doorstopper of an anthology will surely entertain fantasy fans.” —Kirkus

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