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On A Crooked Leg Lightly single work   short story   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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A story about a young princess, Amalia, with an acquired disability - one arm and one leg were broken when she was three years old and haven’t healed properly. More challenging, however, is her father who refuses to let her grow up. Then she meets someone connected with the Djinn.

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    y Dreaming of Djinn Liz Grzyb (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 6033039 2013 anthology short story fantasy horror science fiction

    Eighteen new tales of the Arabian Nights blending the modern and the ancient with the strangeness of speculative fiction. You will find magical lamps, thieves, intrepid explorers, noble queens, fishermen, sorcerers, outcast princes, dancers, djinn, assassins and even smart-talking cats, set in exotic Persia, Egypt, Arabia, the Ottoman Empire, as well as modern and even futuristic incarnations of these.

    The non-AustLit authors and their contributions are Marilag Angway ('Shadow Dancer'), Cherith Baldry ('The Green Rose'), Jetse de Vries ('Djinni Djinni Dream Dream'), Barb Siples ('The Sultan's Debt'), and Joshua Gage ('The Dancer of Smoke').

    Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013
    pg. 85-96
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