The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons

Twenty-seven delusion stories from Neil Gaiman to George R. R. Martin, plus many extra, are gathered during this anthology of speculative fiction. The well known storytellers assembled the following will problem our idea of fine and evil and supply us with new methods of seeing correct and improper: even angels can fall and demons will try for redemption.

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