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Dreams of Distant Shores

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World Fantasy Award-winning author, Patricia A. McKillip, shines in this collection of tales. Dreams of Distant Shores compiles never before released short stories that exemplify her lyrical style and poet’s ear for storytelling.

From a goddess imbued in the statue of a mermaid, to a young artist’s possession by his muse, these powerful stories are seductive and strange, a combination that makes for stories like no other. Monsters, witches, magic, and death coexist and intermingle with the everyday, with artists, sailors, and waitresses. Part fairy tale, part lucid dreams, these tales are elegant, beautiful, and heartbreakingly vivid. Reading one is like everything wonderful about a Patricia McKillip novel distilled into concise, precise bites.

Elegant and absorbing, her work never reads as stiff or formal, as some fantasy stories can lean toward, and the language, while beautiful, never loses the reader, but instead remains both lyrical and deeply visceral. There is nothing quite like the experience of reading a Patricia McKillip novel. Fans of her work will not be disappointed in this collection, and likewise new readers will find themselves enchanted.

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Author:
Patricia A. McKillip
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Trade
Page Count:
336 pages
Publisher:
Tachyon Publications
Publish Date:
14-Jun-2016
ISBN:
9781616962180
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Issue:
June 2016
Category:
Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Publication Date

14-Jun-2016

Format

Trade

Publisher

Tachyon Publications

Issue

June 2016

Page Count

336 pages

ASIN

1616962186

ISBN

9781616962180

Star Count

5

Book Author

Patricia A. McKillip

“Dreams of Distant Shores”

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