Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

Alex Shvartsman

Science Fiction / Fantasy

40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. Vatican investigators are called to examine a miracle on another planet. and much, much more! The e-book includes 23 bonus stories not featured in the printed edition, for a total of 63 stories! Each story includes author notes, written for this collection. Praise for "Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma": "Wit, sentiment, imagination--Alex Shvartsman's got them all." -Mike Resnick, Hugo award winner. "Fantastic variety and scope ... Prepare to be entertained, delighted and amazed." -Esther Friesner, Nebula award winner. "His stories feature tightly constructed, intricate, puzzle-like plots with clever banter and plenty of fresh, twisted pop culture references." -Ken Liu, Hugo and Nebula award winner "Full of intriguing ideas and wit." -Jody Lynn Nye, bestselling author "A wonderful collection of short stories that will make you laugh, think and feel." -Gini Koch, bestselling author "If you ever need to explain Cthulhu to your Grandma, this is the place to start." -Henry Gee, senior editor at Nature. Advertising Show More
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