Thursday, August 12, 2010

forty-nine

Fragile Things

All in all, Fragile Things is a fun set of stories. I really like Gaiman's turn of phrase, and his imagination is truly unique. You range from fun poems to dystopian Sherlock Holmes London, a modern Beowulf story to scary childhood memories re-imagined, and anthropomorphic months of the year telling each other short stories around a bonfire to what happens when you meet alien girls at a party.

His voice narrating the book on tape was quite fun - he truly enjoys telling stories and I think it added a lot to the experience.

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