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Trouble with Water (1939) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

When Grenberg caught a water gnome's hat, he felt that life was treating him unfairly, but when the water gnome ordered all water to avoid Greenberg, he found out what 'unfair' really was!

First published in Unknown, March 1939. Reprinted in:

  • Fantasy Book, May 1983
  • Top Fantasy (1985)
  • Unknown Worlds: Tales from Beyond (1988)
  • Isaac Asimovís Magical Worlds of Fantasy #11: Curses (1989)
  • Little People! (1991)
  • Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991)
  • Masters of Fantasy, ed. Terry Carr & Martin H. Greenberg, Galahad 1992
  • Modern Classics of Fantasy (1996)
  • The Fantasy Hall of Fame (1998)

Original title: Trouble with Water
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyWorld of Faerie

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Top Fantasy (1985) [Anthology]
      Authors: Marion Zimmer Bradley , Ursula K. Le Guin , Ray Bradbury , Anne McCaffrey , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Nancy Springer , Barrington J. Bayley , Ramsey Campbell , Robert Bloch , Brian Lumley , Robert Silverberg , Joe L. Hensley , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Michael Bishop , Karl Edward Wagner , Pamela Sargent , John Lutz , Terry Carr , Horace. L. Gold , Josh Pachter , Michael Avallone
     Unknown Worlds: Tales from Beyond (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Alfred Bester , Robert A. Heinlein , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Frank Belknap Long , Robert Bloch , Theodore Sturgeon , Manly Wade Wellman , Jack Williamson , Lester del Rey , Fredric Brown , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Robert Arthur , James H. Schmitz , Cleve Cartmill , Malcom Jameson
     Curses (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Wilkie Collins , Robert W. Chambers , Robert Bloch , Avram Davidson , Manly Wade Wellman , George Moore , Christopher Fahy , Horace. L. Gold , Theodore R. Cogswell , Talmage Powell , Elizabeth Gaskell , F. Anstey , Mario Martin, Jr. , Sarah Orne Jewett , Morgan Robertson
     Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , George Alec Effinger , Mike Resnick , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Avram Davidson , Esther M. Friesner , Nina Kiriki Hoffman , John Collier , Anthony Boucher , Ron Goulart , William Tenn , Horace. L. Gold , Theodore R. Cogswell , Harvey Jacobs , Marvin Kaye , Daniel P. Dern
     Little People! (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Harlan Ellison , L. Sprague de Camp , Henry Kuttner , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Gene Wolfe , Jack Dann , Robert Sampson , Horace. L. Gold , Gardner R. Dozois , Judith Moffett , Susan Casper
     Modern Classics of Fantasy (1996) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Tanith Lee , Bruce Sterling , George Alec Effinger , Keith Roberts , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , L. Sprague de Camp , James P. Blaylock , Jack Vance , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Michael Swanwick , Judith Tarr , Avram Davidson , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Esther M. Friesner , Jane Yolen , T.H. White , Manly Wade Wellman , Robert Sampson , R. A. Lafferty , John Crowley , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Suzy McKee Charnas , Thomas Burnett Swann
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , Shirley Jackson , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Jorge Luis Borges , R. A. Lafferty , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Margaret St. Clair , Ted Chiang

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