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y separately published work icon Magic Dirt : The Best of Sean Williams selected work   short story   science fiction   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Magic Dirt : The Best of Sean Williams
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Notes

  • Dedication: For the original punk rocker and dolphin boy himself, Russell B. Farr

Contents

* Contents derived from the Greenwood, Joondalup area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Ticonderoga Publications , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Map of the Mines of Barnath, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 14-35)
Ghosts of the Fall, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 36-54)
The Soap Bubble, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 55-88)
The Magic Dirt Experiment, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 89-91)
Night of the Dolls, Sean Williams , Shane Dix , single work short story science fiction (p. 92-99)
Atrax, Sean Williams , Simon Brown , single work short story horror science fiction (p. 100-119)
The End of the World Begins at Home, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 120-140)
The Seventh Letter, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 141-148)
Evermore, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction

'The protagonist and his companions are engrams – electronic copies of biological humans – sent on a journey in a small probe to a distant star. An accident near their destination means they miss the star, and only the work of one of their number keeps the probe working as a viable environment for its sentient cargo.'

Source: Eidolon (http://eidolon.net/?review=shortfiction5&pagetitle=Short+Fiction+Reviews+5).

(p. 149-172)
The Butterfly Merchant, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction fantasy
'"The Butterfly Merchant" carries us to the strange disaster of an existence from [Williams's 2001 novel] The Stone Mage and the Sea' (Lisa DuMond, SF Site).
(p. 173-182)
Reluctant Misty and the House on Burden Street, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 183-202)
The Girl-Thing, Sean Williams , single work short story horror (p. 203-228)
Entre Les Beaux Morts En Vie (Among the Beautiful Living Dead), Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 229-252)
Passing the Bone, Sean Williams , single work short story science fiction (p. 253-270)
A View Before Dying, Sean Williams , selected work short story science fiction (p. 271-298)
Note: Shorter version.
Daihaiku, Sean Williams , single work poetry (p. 299)
Team Sharon, Sean Williams , single work short story (p. 299-306)
White Christmas, Sean Williams , Shaun Tan (illustrator), single work short story science fiction (p. 307-323)
The Masque of Agamemnon, Sean Williams , Simon Brown , single work short story fantasy science fiction (p. 324-348)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Greenwood, Joondalup area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Ticonderoga Publications , ca. 2008 .
      person or book cover
      Source: Internet Speculative Fiction Database (http://www.isfdb.org)
      Extent: 348p.
      Limited edition info: This edition limited to 50 numbered trade paperback copies signed by the author and 1,000 trade paperback copies.
      ISBN: 9780980353167 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Sean Williams in Conversation with Satima Flavell Satima Flavell (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , May no. 2 2008;
[Review] Magic Dirt Keith Stevenson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , December no. 41 2008; (p. 108-109)

— Review of Magic Dirt : The Best of Sean Williams Sean Williams , 2008 selected work short story
[Review] Magic Dirt Keith Stevenson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , December no. 41 2008; (p. 108-109)

— Review of Magic Dirt : The Best of Sean Williams Sean Williams , 2008 selected work short story
Sean Williams in Conversation with Satima Flavell Satima Flavell (interviewer), 2008 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , May no. 2 2008;
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