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The Big Book of Modern Fantasy

The Big Book of Modern Fantasy

( n/a )

anthology

translated by various

edited by Ann VanderMeer, and Jeff VanderMeer

Published: Vintage Books - trade paperback - 2020
ISBN: 0525563865 / 9780525563860

Vintage Books - e-book- 2020
eISBN: 0525563873 / 9780525563877

contents
Introduction ( The Big Book of Modern Fantasy ) - essay by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
Ten Rounds with Grandfather Clock - short story by Maurice Richardson ( 1946 )
The Circular Valley - short story by Paul Bowles ( 1950 )
Signs and Symbols - short story by Vladimir Nabokov ( 1948 )
17 • The Zahir • (1998) • short story by Jorge Luis Borges ( aka El Zahir 1947 )
Liane the Wayfarer - short story by Jack Vance ( 1950 )
Poolwana's Orchid - short story by Edgar Mittelholzer ( 2018 )
The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles - short story by Margaret St. Clair ( 1951 )
O Ugly Bird! - short story by Manly Wade Wellman ( 1951 )
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts ( excerpt ) - short fiction by Amos Tutuola ( 1954 )
66 • A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings • (1972) • short story by Gabriel García Márquez ( aka Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes 1955 )
The Anything Box - short story by Zenna Henderson ( 1956 )
Lean Times in Lankhmar - novelette by Fritz Leiber ( 1959 )
The Dreaming City - novelette by Michael Moorcock ( 1961 )
120 • Travel • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Viajes 1962 )
121 • On the Preservation of Memories • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Conservación de los recuerdos 1962 )
121 • Clocks • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Relojes 1962 )
121 • The Lunch • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka El almuerzo 1962 )
122 • Handkerchiefs • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Pañuelos 1962 )
122 • Business • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Comercio 1962 )
122 • Philanthropy • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar? ( aka Filantropía 1962 )
123 • The Public Highways • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka The Public Highways 1962 )
123 • Song of the Cronopios • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka El canto de los cronopios 1962 )
123 • Story • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Historia 1962 )
124 • The Narrow Spoonful • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka La cucharada estrecha 1962 )
124 • The Photo Came Out Blurred • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka La foto salió movida 1962 )
124 • Eugenics • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Eugenesia 1962 )
124 • His Faith in the Sciences • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Su fe en las ciencias 1962 )
125 • Never Stop the Presses • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Never Stop the Presses 1962 )
125 • Improprieties in Public Space • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( akaInconvenientes en los servicios públicos 1962 )
126 • Make Yourself at Home • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Haga como si estuviera en casa 1962 )
126 • Therapies • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Terapias 1962 )
127 • The Particular and the Universal • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Lo particular y lo universal 1962 )
127 • The Explorers • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Los exploradores 1962 )
127 • Education of the Prince • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Educación de príncipe 1962 )
128 • Place the Stamp in the Upper Right-Hand Corner of the Envelope • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Pegue la estampilla en el ángulosuperior derecho del sobre 1962 )
128 • Telegrams • Historias de cronopios y de famas • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( akaTelegramas 1962 )
129 • Lion and Cronopio • Sus historias naturales • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka León y cronopio 1962 )
129 • Condor and Cronopio • Sus historias naturales • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Cóndor y cronopio 1962 )
129 • Flower and Cronopio • Sus historias naturales • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Flor y cronopio 1962 )
129 • Fama and Eucalyptus • Sus historias naturales • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Fama y eucalipto 1962 )
129 • Turtles and Cronopio • Sus historias naturales • (1969) • short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Tortugas y cronopios 1962 )
130 • Kaya-Kalp (Metamorphosis) • short story by انتظار حسین ( aka Kaya-Kalp ( Metamorphosis ) 1962 ) ( as by Intizar Husain )
135 • The Last Dragon in the World • Moomins • (1963) • short story by Tove Jansson ( aka Historien om den sista draken i världen 1962 )
The Drowned Giant - short story by J. G. Ballard ( 1964 )
149 • The Monster • (2005) • short fiction by Satu Waltari ( aka Hirviö 1964 )
Narrow Valley - short story by R. A. Lafferty ( 1966 )
169 • The Sinister Apartment ( excerpt from The Master and Margarita ) - short fiction by Михаил Булгаков ( as by Mikhail Bulgakov )
The Origin of the Birds - short story by Italo Calvino ( aka L'origine degli Uccelli 1967 ) ( translated by William Weaver )
The Prey - short story by Bilge Karasu ( aka Avından el alan 1980 ) ( translated by Aron Aji )
The Topless Tower - novella by Silvina Ocampo ( aka La torre sin fin 1968 ) ( translated by James Womack? )
The Barbarian - novelette by Joanna Russ ( 1968 )
The Youngest Doll - short story by Rosario Ferré ( aka La muñenca menor 1972 ) ( translated by author and Diana Vélez )
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas - short story by Ursula K. Le Guin ( 1973 )
Ark of Bones - short story by Henry Dumas ( 1974 )
Winged Creatures - novelette by Sylvia Townsend Warner ( 1977 )
Linnaeus Forgets - short story by Fred Chappell ( 1977 )
The Erl-King- short story by Angela Carter ( variant of The Erlking 1977 )
267 • The Great Night of the Trains • (2018) • short story by Sara Gallardo ( aka La gran noche de los trenes 1977 )
The Tale of Dragons and Dreamers - novelette by Samuel R. Delany ( 1979 )
The White Horse Child - short story by Greg Bear ( 1979 )
The Dreamstone - short story by C. J. Cherryh ( 1979 )
Five Letters from an Eastern Empire - novella by Alasdair Gray ( 1979 )
The Ice Dragon - novelette by George R. R. Martin ( 1980 )
One Time - poem by Leslie Marmon Silko ( 1981)
Sister Light, Sister Dark -• short story by Jane Yolen ( 1983 )
The Luck in the Head - novelette by M. John Harrison ( 1984 )
Warlock at the Wheel - short story by Diana Wynne Jones ( 1984 )
Mrs. Todd's Shortcut - novelette by Stephen King ( 1984 )
On the Dark Side of the Station Where the Train Never Stops - short story by Pat Murphy ( 1984 )
396 • After the Hurricane • (1985) • short story by Edgardo Sanabria Santaliz ( aka Después del huracán 1984 )
The Girl Who Went to the Rich Neighborhood - short story by Rachel Pollack ( variant of The Girl Who Went to the Rich Neighbourhood 1984 )
409 • The Bystander • short fiction by Leena Krohn
Wild Boys: Variations on a Theme - short story by Karen Joy Fowler ( variant of Wild Boys 1986 )
422 • The Mole King • short story by Marie Hermanson ( aka Mullvadskungen 1986 )
What the Tapster Saw - short story by Ben Okri ( 1998 )
The Fool •- novelette by David Drake ( 1987 )
458 • The Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico • (2012) • short story by Antonio Tabucchi ( aka I volatili del Beato Angelico 1987 )
A Mexican Fairy Tale - short story by Leonora Carrington ( 1988 )
The Boy in the Tree - novelette by Elizabeth Hand ( 1989 )
486 • TV People • (1990) • short story by 村上春樹 ( aka TVピープル 1989 ) ( as by Haruki Murakami )
Alice in Prague or The Curious Room - short story by Angela Carter ( 1990 )
Moon Songs - short story by Carol Emshwiller ( 1990 )
513 • The Life and Adventures of Shed Number XII • (1996) • short story by Виктор Пелевин ( aka Жизнь и приключения сарая Номер XII 1992 ) ( as by Victor Pelevin )
The Fellowship of the Dragon - novelette by Patricia A. McKillip ( 1992 )
Troll Bridge - short story by Terry Pratchett ( 1992 )
539 • Longing for Blood • novelette by Vilma Kadlečková ( aka Mé rty budou toužit po krvi 1995 )
A Brief Visit to Bonnyville - short story by D. F. Lewis ( 1995 )
Travels with the Snow Queen - novelette by Kelly Link ( 1996 )
The Neurosis of Containment - short story by Rikki Ducornet ( 1996 )
The Darktree Wheel - novella by Rhys Hughes ( 1998 )
Fœtus - short story by Shelley Jackson ( variant of Foetus 2002 )
Tan-Tan and Dry Bone - short story by Nalo Hopkinson ( 1999 )
Where Does the Town Go at Night? - novelette by Tanith Lee ( 1999 )
Pop Art - novelette by Joe Hill ( 2001 )
State Secrets of Aphasia - novelette by Stepan Chapman ( 2002 )
669 • The Window • (2019) • short story by Татьяна Толстая ( aka Окошко 2003 ) ( as by Tatyana Tolstaya )
The Weight of Words - novelette by Jeffrey Ford ( 2002 )
694 • All the Water in the World • (2011) • short story by Han Song ( aka 天下之水 2002 )
700 • The Kite of Stars • (2015) • short story by Dean Francis Alfar ( variant of L'Aquilone du Estrellas ( The Kite of Stars ) 2003 )
706 • Mogo • short story by Alberto Chimal ( aka Mogo 2003 )
The Malady of Ghostly Cities - short story by Nathan Ballingrud ( 2003 )
End of the Line - short story by Aimee Bender ( 2005 )
I Left My Heart in Skaftafell - short story by Victor LaValle ( 2004)
The Grassdreaming Tree - short story by Sheree Renée Thomas ( 2004 )
La Peau Verte - novelette by Caitlín R. Kiernan ( 2005 )
756 • A Hard Truth About Waste Management • (2006) • short story by Sumanth Prabhaker
Bufo Rex - short story by Erik Amundsen ( 2007 )
The Arrest of the Great Mimille - novelette by Antoine Volodine ( as by Manuela Draeger ) ( aka L'arrestation de la grande Mimille 2007 ) ( translated by Valerie Mariana & Brian Everson )
Aunts - short story by Karin Tidbeck ( aka Tanterna 2007 ) ( translated by author )
785 • For Life • novelette by Marta Kisiel ( aka Dożywocie 2007 )
809 • The Spring of Dongke Temple • short story by 骑桶人 ( aka 东柯僧院的春天 2007 ) ( as by Qitongren )
814 • The Wordeaters • (2008) • short story by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
819 • Creature • (2008) • short story by Ramsey Shehadeh
Beyond the Sea Gate of the Scholar-Pirates of Sarsköe - novelette by Garth Nix ( 2008 )
The Bear Dresser's Secret - short story by Richard Bowes ( 2009 )
850 • Table with Ocean • short story by Alberto Chimal ( aka Mesa con mar 2009 )
853 • The Jinn Darazgosh: A Fable Relating How the Curiosity of a Jinn Led to Unhappy Results and Brought About the Closure of the Heavens Upon His Race • (2010) • short story by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

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