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A surrealistic comedy set in British India, the pompous Colonel Watson and a nervous Lieutenant Kirk set off to investigate a complaint about an ifrit (evil spirit).
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yDreaming of DjinnLiz Grzyb
Greenwood:Ticonderoga Publications,201360330392013anthology 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').