Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
Includes 33 tales from
Jutland, Rhodesia, Uganda, and various other European traditions: "The
Magic Mirror," "The Two Caskets," "The Clever Cat," "The White Slipper,"
"The Girl-Fish, and more." 58 illustrations.