Download PDF by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling: Black Swan, White Raven: A Modern Collection of Fairy Tales

By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling

ISBN-10: 1434449211

ISBN-13: 9781434449214

A stellar assymbly of a lot of today's such a lot inventive and comprehensive storytellers has accrued round the tribal hearth to embroider well-worn yarns with new golden thread. Black Swan, White Raven revisits the stories that charmed, enthralled, and terrified us in our early early life - wearing us aloft into the fit, beating center of adored fantasy to inform once more the tales of Rumpelstiltskins and napping beauties, merely this time from an edgy, provocative and exceedingly grownup standpoint. the subjects and archetypes of our loved adolescence fiction are reexamined in a darker mild by way of 21 awesome teller of stories who deftly discover the ironic, the outrageous, the enigmatic and the erotic on the center of the world's best-known fables, whereas revealing the sobering truths and lies at the back of "happily ever after."

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Electric Velocipede, edited by John Kilma, seems to be publishing more science fiction these days, although they also continue to run slipstream and fantasy; they managed two issues in 2008, one of them a double issue, and published good stuff by William Shunn, Aliette de Bodard, Patrick O’Leary, Jennifer Pelland, Sandra McDonald, Elissa Malcohn, and others. One of the longest-running of the fiction semi-prozines is the Canadian On Spec, edited by a collective under general editor Diane L. Walton, which once again kept reliably to its publishing schedule in 2008, bringing out all four scheduled quarterly issues; unfortunately, I don’t usually find their fiction to be terribly compelling; best work here was probably by Marissa K.

Reprinted by permission of the author. “Shining Armour,” by Dominic Green. Copyright © 2008 by Dominic Green. First published in The Solaris Book of Science Fiction: Volume Two (Solaris), edited by George Mann. Reprinted by permission of the author. “The Hero,” by Karl Schroeder. Copyright © 2008 by Karl Schroeder. First published in Eclipse Two (Night Shade), edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted by permission of the author. “Evil Robot Monkey,” by Mary Robinette Kowal. Copyright © 2008 by Mary Robinette Kowal.

Reprinted by permission of the author. “Balancing Accounts,” by James L. Cambias. Copyright © 2008 by Spilogale, Inc. First published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2008. Reprinted by permission of the author. “Special Economics,” by Maureen McHugh. Copyright © 2008 by Maureen McHugh. First published in The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Del Rey), edited by Ellen Datlow. Reprinted by permission of the author. “Days of Wonder,” by Geoff Ryman. Copyright © 2008 by Spilogale, Inc.

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