[BOOKS] ⚦ The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm ✰ Ellen Datlow – Agedanna.info

The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm Faeries, Or Creatures Like Them, Can Be Found In Almost Every Culture The World Overbenevolent And Terrifying, Charming And Exasperating, Shifting Shape From Country To Country, Story To Story, And Moment To Moment In The Faery Reel, Acclaimed Anthologists Ellen Datlow And Terri Windling Have Asked Some Of Today's Finest Writers Of Fantastic Fiction For Short Stories And Poems That Draw On The Great Wealth Of World Faery Lore And Classic Faery Literature

These Authors, Including Neil Gaiman American Gods; Coraline, Gregory Maguire Mirror Mirror, Patricia A McKillip Ombria In Shadow, Charles De Lint The Blue Girl, Holly Black The Spiderwick Chronicles, And Kelly Link Stranger Things Happen, Have Contributed Stories And Poems That Are Varied, Unexpected, And Wonderfully Absorbing Reading Charles Vess's Lovely Decorations Bring Each Piece To Life; As An Added Bonus, Terri Windling Provides A Fascinating, Thoughtful Essay On The History Of Faery Literature

This Companion To The World Fantasy Awardwinner And Locus Bestseller The Green Man Is Edgy, Provocative, And Thoroughly Magical Like The Faeries Themselves


About the Author: Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow has been an award-winning editor of short science fiction, fantasy, and horror for over twentyfive years.

She is editor of the Best Horror of the Year and has edited or co-edited a large number of award-winning original anthologies. Her most recent are Supernatural Noir, Naked City, Blood and Other Cravings, The Beastly Bride, Teeth, Trolls Eye View, and After (the last three with Ter



10 thoughts on “The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm

  1. says:

    I skimmed the preface, intro. and the poem by Charles De Lint. Sorry, poetry just isn't for and because my reading time is so sparse and this book is such a tome I wanted to get straight to the stories.


  2. says:

    Here's another good fantasy anthology edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (known for their Adult Fairy Tales series of anthologies and many years of The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror). It begins with a fine es


  3. says:

    Preface by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling - a nice reasoning for why they decided on faeries.
    Introduction: The Faeries by Terri Windling - A lot of this I knew, and a lot I did not. I am not sure I was aware that the w


  4. says:

    I am always on the hunt for new fantasy authors, and anthologies like this provide some useful introductions. Indeed, it was a previous anthology that led me to Charles de Lint, and a subsequent anthology of just his own works that in


  5. says:

    One of the better collections of modern faery tales, edited by the formidable team of Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. Windling wrote a particularly fine introduction to the collection, readable and even on it's own a worthy stand-alone essay


  6. says:

    wonderful collection of short stories.


  7. says:

    Over the years, Datlow and Windling have established a reputation as editors of quality fantasy anthologies. This particular anthology contains various modern adult retellings of classic fairy tales which are essential reading for the fairy tale-addicted such a


  8. says:

    Nice anthology with twenty good quality stories all about the Faerie folk, of which my favourites were "CATNYP" by Delia Sherman, about aa changeling human living in a shadow NYC inhabited by faeries and other beings; and "Undine" by Patricia A. McKillip, about a siren


  9. says:

    I loved this book! This was collection of short fairy tales and poems that are all pretty modern, from many of the modern fairy tale authors, such as Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, Charles De Lint, Gregory Maguire, etc. What I liked most about this book was that, and I was presently


  10. says:

    A better-than-average collection of YA short stories (and a few poems) with a faerie theme.

    I rejected a fair number of stories for whiny protagonists with trivial problems, and a few for being basically incomprehensible -- a short story is, well, short, and I need to know th


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