Alchemy single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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A demon seeks to lure an intelligent young woman over to an exploration of the dark arts.

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  • Appears in:
    y Thief of Lives : A Twelve Planets Collection Lucy Sussex , Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2011 7051564 2011 selected work short story fantasy

    'Why are certain subjects so difficult to talk about? What is justice? Why do writers think that other people’s lives are fair game? And what do we really know about the first chemist?

    'A story about history, women, science (and also the demonic); a crime story, based upon a true crime; a realist satire of the supposedly sex-savvy; and a story exploring lies, and the space between the real and the unreal. Welcome to the worlds of Lucy Sussex, and to her many varied modes.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2011
  • Appears in:
    y Magic City : Recent Spells Paula Guran (editor), Canton : Prime Books , 2014 10235794 2014 anthology short story

    'Bright lights, big city… magic spells, witchcraft, wizardry, fairies, devilry, and more. Urban living, at least in fantasy fiction, is full of both magical wonder and dark enchantment. Street kids may have supernatural beings to protect them or have such powers themselves. Brujeria may be part of your way of life. Crimes can be caused (and solved) with occult arts and even a losing sports team’s “curse” can be lifted with wizardry. And be careful of what cab you call—it might take you on a journey beyond belief! Some of the best stories of urban enchantment from the last few years gathered in one volume full of hex appeal and arcane arts.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Canton : Prime Books , 2014
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