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The book of magic

Dozois, Gardner R., (editor.).

Summary: "An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy--featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more! Hot on the heels of award-winning editor Gardner Dozois's (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore...and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped--or misshaped--by the potent magic they seek to wield. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human...some might say all too human. Such is their curse. And their glory. In these pages, seventeen of today's top fantasy writers--including award-winners K. J. Parker (The Two of Swords), Megan Lindholm (The Windsingers), John Crowley (The Deep), Tim Powers (Last Call), Liz Williams (Snake Agent), Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky Trilogy), George R. R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire), Kate Elliott (The Court of Fives Trilogy), Scott Lynch (The Republic of Thieves), and more--cast wondrous spells that thrillingly evoke the mysterious, awesome, and at times downright terrifying worlds where magic reigns supreme: worlds as far away as forever...and as near as next door"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780399593789
  • ISBN: 0399593780
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 556 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2018]

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: The return of the pig / K. J. Parker -- Community service / Megan Lindholm -- Flint and mirror / John Crowley -- The friends of Masquelayne the Incomparable / Matthew Hughes -- Biography of a bouncing boy terror, chapter II: jumping Jack in love / Ysabeau S. Wilce -- Song of fire / Pachel Pollack -- Loft the sorcerer / Eleanor Arnason -- The governor / Tim Powers -- Sungrazer / Liz Williams -- The staff in the stone / Garth Nix -- No work of mine / Elizabeth Bear -- Widow maker / Lavie Tidhar -- The wolf and the manticore / Greg Van Eekhout -- A night at the Tarn House / George R. R. Martin -- The devil's whatever / Andy Duncan -- Bloom / Kate Elliott -- The fall and rise of the House of the Wizard Malkuril / Scott Lynch.
Subject: Fantasy fiction, American
Fantasy fiction, English
Short stories, American
Short stories, English
Magic Fiction
Witches Fiction
Wizards Fiction
FICTION / Fantasy / Short Stories
FICTION / Fantasy / Epic
Fantasy fiction, American
Fantasy fiction, English
Magic
Short stories, American
Short stories, English
Witches
Wizards
Short stories, English
Magic Fiction
Short Stories, American
Wizards Fiction
Witches Fiction
Fantasy fiction, English
Genre: Fiction.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Short stories.
Fantasy fiction.

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