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Legends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy, Vol. 1 (of 3)
by Robert Silverberg (Editor), Robert Silverberg (Introduction)
Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0812566637, Mass Market Paperback)Acclaimed writer and editor Robert Silverberg gathered 11 of the finest writers in fantasy to contribute to this collection of short novels. Each of the writers was asked to write a new story based on one of his or her most famous series, and the results are wonderful. From Stephen King's opening piece set in his popular Gunslinger universe to Robert Jordan's early look at his famed Wheel of Time saga, these stories are exceptionally well written and universally well told. The authors include King, Jordan, and Silverberg himself, as well as Terry and Lyn Pratchett, Terry Goodkind, Orson Scott Card, Ursula K. Le Guin, Tad Williams, George R.R. Martin, Anne McCaffrey, and Raymond E. Feist. This is not only a great book in and of itself, but it's also a perfect way for fantasy fans to find new novels and authors to add to their "to read" lists. --Craig E. Engler
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:13 -0400)
The Great Anthology of Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy STEPHEN KING tells a tale of Roland, the Gunslinger, in the world of The Dark Tower, in "The Little Sisters of Eluria." ROBERT SILVERBERG returns to Majipoor and to Lord Valentine's adventure in an ancient tomb, in "The Seventh Shrine." ORSON SCOTT CARD spins a yarn of Alvin and his apprentice from the Tales of Alvin Maker, in "Grinning Man." RAYMOND E. FEIST's Riftwar Saga is the setting of the tale of "The Wood Boy."
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