Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories


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5.0 X 7.7 X 1.2 inches | 0.62 pounds

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About the Author

Mahvesh Murad is an editor, critic and voice artist from Karachi, Pakistan. She is the editor of the award-winning Apex Book of World SF 4, host of the interview podcast Midnight in Karachi for and the voice of many international radio and TV commercials, as well as multiple short stories.

Jared Shurin has edited or co-edited 11 anthologies in partnership with Tate Britain, the Egypt Exploration Society, the Royal Observatory and others. He has been a finalist for the British Science Fiction and Hugo Awards, and twice won the British Fantasy Award. Jared is the editor of the award-winning geek culture website Pornokitsch.


"Exquisite and audacious, and highly recommended." -- The New York Times-- "The New York Times"
"Entertaining, sexy and mischievous" -- Marina Warner--Marina Warner
"A treasure chest of literally wonderful and marvelous stories, with a kind of richness that fantasy only rarely achieves." -- Tim Powers--Tim Powerrs
"Opens quietly with an intense, thrumming poem from Egyptian poet Hermes, and then ignites like the creature it profiles... a rich and illuminating cultural experience." -- Washington Post-- "The Washington Post"
"Gorgeous." -- ""
"The sheer variation of interpretation is what makes this a superior collection, as well as, of course, the superior writing." -- BookRiot-- "BookRiot"
"Vivid, enthralling and endlessly varied. A wonderful collection." -- Mike Carey--Mike Carey
"A sparkling array of talent and imagination" -- SFX-- "SFX Magazine"
"A superb collection of superior stories by some of my favorite writers. This is the must-have anthology of the year." -- Lavie Tidhar--Lavie Tidhar
"Readers looking for stories set in a variety of locales (even outer space) and arrayed over various cultures and religions will find much to like." -- Publishers Weekly-- "Publishers Weekly"
"Not only one of short stories, but of real narratives... will let readers enter a world that they have no idea about" -- New York Journal of Books-- "New York Journal of Books"
"Lovely and complex" -- Strange Horizons-- "Strange Horizons"
"A range of terrific stories in a variety of styles, all of them effective... Fall in love with djinn! Read this book." -- Geek Syndicate-- "Geek Syndicate"