An SF and Fantasy Bibliography

Exceptions to Reality. 2008
Search the Site
 Advanced Search

Follow Us / Contact Us

Links to Bibliographies

Alan Dean Foster
--- Introduction
--- Alien
--- Humanx Commonwealth
--- Pip and Flinx
--- Spellsinger
--- Star Trek
--- Star Wars
--- Collections and Omnibuses
--- Other Series
--- Other Novels and Chapbooks
--- Other Novelizations
--- Miscellanea
--- Short Fiction

Eddie Jones

The Big Three
--- Isaac Asimov
--- Arthur C. Clarke
--- Robert A. Heinlein

J.R.R. Tolkien

Lin Carter

Patrick Moore

Philip E. High

Richard C. Meredith

Robert E. Vardeman

Fighting Fantasy

Science Fiction Magazines

Science Fiction and Fantasy Series

SF Universes and Fantasy Worlds

Back to previous page Record Number: 84040
Exceptions to Reality. 2008 Exceptions to Reality
by Alan Dean Foster
First Edition 2008
Del Rey / Ballantine Books
New York
ISBN 9780345496041
Cover illustrator unknown
x+262 pages
Price: $6.99

A collection of short stories.


  • The Muffin Migration (a Humanx Commonwealth story)
  • Chauna
  • At Sea
  • The Killing of Bad Bull
  • Rate of Exchange
  • Wait-a-While
  • The Short, Laboured Breath of Time
  • A Fatal Exception Has Occurred At...
  • Basted
  • Serenade (a Spellsinger story)
  • Redundancy
  • Panhandler
  • The Last Akialoa
  • Growth (a Pip & Flinx story)
Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
As is evident in his many thrilling novels, Alan Dean Foster is a master at creating other worlds in an array of genres. Now he turns his imagination to the short story in these spectacular tales of outer space, cyberspace, ancient gods, modern demons, and mortal horror, including:

The Panhandler
A predatory lawyer encounters a fabled boyhood hero and falls victim to the less innocent intrigues of eternal youth.

Not even his minidrag Pip can save Flinx from the overly intimate advances of an intruder who goes entirely too far.

A lowly, hen-pecked Egyptian discovers that the Pharaoh’s tomb holds exactly what he needs for a whole new life.

The Killing of Bad Bull
A man with a knack for getting gambling’s one-armed bandits to give it up finds himself at the top—of several hit lists.

At Sea
A poor Scandinavian captain forced into running drugs is shown a way out of his desperate straits with the help of five beautiful blondes who are simply

Open Exceptions to Reality to find these amazing stories and nine other irresistibly unearthly tales!

If you are looking for new, secondhand or out-of-print books then AbeBooks UK may be able to help.
Alternatively, you can search and order through AbeBooks.com.
AbeBooks.com. Thousands of booksellers - millions of books.
Text © Neil Holford and SFandFantasy.co.uk 2011-2020 --- Images and quoted text remain copyright of the publishers, artists and authors