Engraved on the Eye by Saladin Ahmed

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Stories to Captivate the Imagination: Welcome to the worlds of Saladin Ahmed

A medieval physician asked to do the impossible. A gun slinging Muslim wizard in the old West. A disgruntled super villain pining for prison reform. A cybernetic soldier who might or might not be receiving messages from God. Prepare yourself to be transported to new and fantastical worlds.

The short stories in this collection have been nominated for the Nebula and Campbell awards. They’ve been reprinted in The Year’s Best Fantasy and other anthologies, recorded for numerous podcasts, and translated into several foreign languages. Now they are collected in one place for the first time. Experience for yourself the original voice of one of fantasy’s rising stars!

PRAISE FOR SALADIN AHMED
“Ahmed’s characters…are a terrific blend of the realistic and the awesomely magical.” — io9

“[Ahmed is] revitalizing the fantasy genre with fresh perspectives and original stories.” — Library Journal

“Ahmed’s debut masterfully paints a world both bright and terrible.“ — Publishers Weekly

“An arresting, sumptuous and thoroughly satisfying debut.” — Kirkus Reviews

STORIES IN THIS ANTHOLOGY
Where Virtue Lives
Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela
Judgment of Swords and Souls
Doctor Diablo Goes Through the Motions
General Akmed’s Revenge?
Mister Hadj’s Sunset Ride
The Faithful Soldier, Prompted
Iron Eyes and the Watered Down World

OTHER WORKS BY SALADIN AHMED
Throne of the Crescent Moon (DAW, 2012)
 

About Saladin Ahmed

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Published September 19, 2012 by Ridan Publishing. 110 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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