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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. A collection of novellas long stories and vignettes very short stories in the realms of fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror -- fairy tales and ghost stories. An excellent introduction to a virtually unknown author who has a history of selling out his small press titles over the past decade. Get A Copy.
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Sort order. Feb 02, Chris rated it really liked it. In the remarkable collection of short stories and novellas, John Urbancik deftly flexes his storytelling muscles as he weaves us through fantastic worlds both hilarious yet heartbreaking, horrifying yet all too human. Neither horror nor fantasy, the author falls quite aptly into dark fantasy with this enjoyable collection by one of genre's most original and intriguing voices.
Tales of the Fantastic and the Phantasmagoric, Volume 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of novellas (lo. Most of this book is not really my style, especially the Midnight stuff. There were two really good novellas, though. I loved the one about how the protagonist's.
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