What is it about the cat that captivates the creative imagination?
No other creature has inspired so many authors to take pen to page.
From legendary editor Ellen Datlow comes Tails of Wonder and Imagination, showcasing tales of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and horror by some of today's most popular authors. With stories by Stephen King, Carol Emshwiller, Tanith Lee, Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Hand, Dennis Danvers, Theodora Goss, Susanna Clarke, Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, George R. R. Martin, Lucius Shepard, Joyce Carol Oates, Graham Joyce, Catherynne M. Valente, Michael Marshall Smith, and many others.
Tails of Wonder and Imagination features more than forty stories in which cats are heroes and stories in which they’re villains; tales of domestic cats, tigers, lions, mythical part-cat beings, people transformed into cats, cats transformed into people. And yes, even a few cute cats.