Trigger Warning

Trigger Warning


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.

Trigger Warning 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.

A 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.

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  • 001 Trigger Warning
    Duration: 45s
  • 002 Dedication
    Duration: 23s
  • 003 Introduction
    Duration: 52min
  • 004 Making A Chair
    Duration: 02min
  • 005 A Lunar Labyrinth
    Duration: 19min
  • 006 The Thing About Cassandra
    Duration: 39min
  • 007 Down to a Sunless Sea
    Duration: 07min
  • 008 The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains...
    Duration: 01h08min
  • 009 My Last Landlady
    Duration: 04min
  • 010 Adventure Story
    Duration: 06min
  • 011 Orange
    Duration: 17min
  • 012 A Calendar of Tales
    Duration: 55min
  • 013 The Case of Death and Honey
    Duration: 43min
  • 014 The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury
    Duration: 13min
  • 015 Jerusalem
    Duration: 14min
  • 016 Click-Clack The Rattlebag
    Duration: 09min
  • 017 An Invocation of Incuriosity
    Duration: 29min
  • 018 And Weep, Like Alexander
    Duration: 09min
  • 019 Nothing O'Clock
    Duration: 01h31s
  • 020 Diamonds and Pearls - A Fairy Tale
    Duration: 06min
  • 021 The Return of the Thin White Duke
    Duration: 26min
  • 022 Feminine Endings
    Duration: 16min
  • 023 Observing the Formalities
    Duration: 02min
  • 024 The Sleeper and the Spindle
    Duration: 54min
  • 025 Witch Work
    Duration: 02min
  • 026 In Relig Odhrain
    Duration: 03min
  • 027 Black Dog Part 1
    Duration: 45min
  • 028 Black Dog Part 2
    Duration: 44min
  • 029 Credits
    Duration: 03min
  • sample-868
    Duration: 01min