The Wizards of Odd

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The Wizards of Odd is a 1996 English compilation book of humorous short stories by many great writers in the science-fiction/fantasy genre. The stories were compiled by Peter Haining. The book is separated into three sections: Wizards and Wotsits: Stories of Cosmic Absurdity, Swords and Sorcery: Tales of Heroic Fanticy, and Astronauts and Aliens: Space Opera Yarns.


Wizards and Wotsits[edit]

Swords and Sorcery[edit]

Astronauts and Aliens[edit]


Gideon Kibblewhite reviewed The Wizards of Odd for Arcane magazine, rating it a 9 out of 10 overall.[1] Kibblewhite comments that "It's difficult to award any anthology a perfect ten because some stories are inevitably better than others; The Wizards of Odd, though, comes close: a great nine."[1]


  1. ^ a b Kibblewhite, Gideon (April 1996). "The Great Library". Arcane. Future Publishing (5): 81.