Like its triumphant predecessor, the first volume in David Copperfield's ongoing collection of his favorite writers, this is far more than just a book:it is a dazzling miracle show in which unique literary talents are displayed with the incomparable showmanship of the world's most acclaimed illusionist.In a truly remarkable publishing event,some of today's most celebrated authors have been summoned onstage and have been asked to perform their own special wizardry for a legendary performer's millions of dedicated fans.
David Copperfield, considered by both his colleagues and his vast audience to be the greatest stage illusionist of all time, understands the passion and power of fantastic literature, and he knows how to present it to its full advantage.For this latest collection, the authors he most admires have been invited to do what they do best - mystify and enrapture,dazzle and delight, conjure marvels and summon nightmares in a spectacular display of all new, all original stories.
Copperfield's second invitation-onlyvolume includes such masters of literarylegerdemain as Neil Gaimon, Peter S. Beagle, Anne McCaffrey,Tad Williams, Greg Bear, Katherine Dunn, and the grand illusionist himself.Each arrives on stage with an original story written especially for this spectacular presentation.Here, in the realms ofBeyond Imagination, you will meet the girl who made the magician disappear...the alien who conquered Las Vegas...the sorcerer who was too good at sorcery.Here you will find oil from a corpse that leads to love or insanity...the 12th-century city that appears once a year in downtown Chicago...the secret voodoo activities in modern San Francisco.
All these wonders and more are brought to life with fascinating flourishes and inimitable style in this critically and popularly acclaimed new series.Each story and each author is introduced by David Copperfield himself.
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Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061054933
Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061054933
Book Description Harpercollins (Mm), 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-002-33-9845009
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