'Predominantly dark, the stories are occasionally whimsical and satirical, and at times humorous, but the book's underlying theme is fragility and how people, dreams and hearts are so easily broken'
'The collection also boasts lush prose...and a winning faith in the enchantment of stories. Expect the unexpected. Then savor the luscious chills.'
'Gaiman has a deft touch for suprise and inventiveness, and there are inspired moments'
'Immensely entertaining ... Combines the anarchy of Douglas Adams with a Wodehousian generosity of spirit'