Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times
bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and
entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this volume.
In this new anthology, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction—stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who
story that was written for the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved
series in 2013—as well “Black Dog,” a new tale that revisits the world
of American Gods, exclusive to this collection.
explores the masks we all wear and the people we are beneath them to
reveal our vulnerabilities and our truest selves. Here is a rich
cornucopia of horror and ghosts stories, science fiction and fairy
tales, fabulism and poetry that explore the realm of experience and
emotion. In Adventure Story—a thematic companion to The Ocean at the End of the Lane—Gaiman ponders death and the way people take their stories with them when they die. His social media experience A Calendar of Tales
are short takes inspired by replies to fan tweets about the months of
the year—stories of pirates and the March winds, an igloo made of books,
and a Mother’s Day card that portends disturbances in the universe.
Gaiman offers his own ingenious spin on Sherlock Holmes in his
award-nominated mystery tale The Case of Death and Honey. And Click-Clack the Rattlebag explains the creaks and clatter we hear when we’re all alone in the darkness.
sophisticated writer whose creative genius is unparalleled, Gaiman
entrances with his literary alchemy, transporting us deep into the realm
of imagination, where the fantastical becomes real and the everyday
incandescent. Full of wonder and terror, surprises and amusements, Trigger Warning
is a treasury of delights that engage the mind, stir the heart, and
shake the soul from one of the most unique and popular literary artists
of our day.