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Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories by Elizabeth hand

Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories by Elizabeth Hand

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

In keeping with my promise of honesty in reviews I will first disclose that I usually hate short stories. 328 more words

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Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand

Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand

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Widely praised and widely read, Elizabeth Hand is regarded as one of America’s leading literary fantasists. This new collection (an expansion of the limited-release “Bibliomancy, ” which won the World Fantasy Award in 2005) showcases a wildly inventive author at the height of her powers. 382 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand. The post-punk Shirley Jackson

Imagine a postpunk Shirley Jackson, and you have Elizabeth Hand. Like Jackson’s oeuvre, Hand’s stories are heavy on atmosphere and the supernatural occurrences have psychological underpinnings. 256 more words

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