Item Name & Description: ARC of Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (forthcoming March 19, 2013).
Publishers Weekly says that “Fans of steampunk and Austen-inspired fantasies of manners will be completely enraptured by these stories.”
Table of Contents:
- “The Fairy Enterprise” by Jeffrey Ford
- “From the Catalogue of the Pavilion of the Uncanny and Marvelous, Scheduled for Premiere at the Great Exhibition (Before the Fire)” by Genevieve Valentine
- “The Memory Book” by Maureen McHugh
- “Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells” by Delia Sherman
- “La Reine D’Enfer” by Kathe Koja
- “Briar Rose” by Elizabeth Wein
- “The Governess” by Elizabeth Bear
- “Smithfield” by James P. Blaylock
- “The Unwanted Women of Surrey” by Kaaron Warren
- “Charged” by Leanna Renee Hieber
- “Mr. Splitfoot” by Dale Bailey
- “Phosperous” by Veronica Schanoes
- “We Without Us Were Shadows” by Catherynne M. Valente
- “The Vital Importance of the Superficial” by Ellen Kushner and Caroline Stevermer
- “The Jewel in the Toad Queen’s Crown” by Jane Yolen
- “A Few Twigs He Left Behind” by Gregory Maguire
- “Their Monstrous Minds” by Tanith Lee
- “Estella Saves the Village” by Theodora Goss
Starting Bid: $10.
Notes: Donated by the publisher, Tor Books.
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