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Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy (1998)

by Peter Haining (Editor)

Other authors: Woody Allen (Contributor), John Kendrick Bangs (Contributor), L Frank Baum (Contributor), Peter S Beagle (Contributor), Robert Bloch (Contributor)19 more, Ray Bradbury (Contributor), G K Chesterton (Contributor), Philip K Dick (Contributor), Evan Hunter (Contributor), Jerome K Jerome (Contributor), Stan McMurtry (Contributor), Spike Milligan (Contributor), A A Milne (Contributor), Mervyn Peake (Contributor), Terry Pratchett (Contributor), Peter Sellers (Contributor), Tom Sharpe (Contributor), David L Stone (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Ben Travers (Contributor), Mark Twain (Contributor), Orson Welles (Contributor), Donald E Westlake (Contributor), Gene Wolfe (Contributor)

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Series: Comic Tales of Fantasy (3)

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When comedy enters the world of fantasy, anything can happen - and it usually does in the inventive hands of such brilliant writers as Terry Pratchett, Tom Sharpe and Spike Milligan, all of whom are featured in this uproarious new collection. Following on from the spectacular success of THE WIZARDS OF ODD and THE FLYING SORCERERS, KNIGHTS OF MADNESS presents fantasy at its most comic in a collection of SF, heroic romance and crime. With Terry Pratchett creating mayhem on the Hollywood freeway and Peter S. Beagle running riot with a New Yorker who just happens to be a werewolf; with manic knights, crazed astronauts and bungling criminals, here are stories that rollick from hilarity to absurdity, from satire to the bizarre, in a glorious melange of wit and imaginative genius.… (more)
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Haining, PeterEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, WoodyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bangs, John KendrickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baum, L FrankContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beagle, Peter SContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bloch, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradbury, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, G KContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dick, Philip KContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hunter, EvanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jerome, Jerome KContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McMurtry, StanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Milligan, SpikeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Milne, A AContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peake, MervynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pratchett, TerryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sellers, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharpe, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stone, David LContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thurber, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Travers, BenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Twain, MarkContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Welles, OrsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Westlake, Donald EContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolfe, GeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kirby, JoshCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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When fishes flew and forests walked,
And figs grew upon the thorn,
Some moment when the Moon was blood,
Then surely I was born.

    G.K. Chesterton, The Song of Quoodle.
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I once had a dream in which all my hair fell out. (Introduction)
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When comedy enters the world of fantasy, anything can happen - and it usually does in the inventive hands of such brilliant writers as Terry Pratchett, Tom Sharpe and Spike Milligan, all of whom are featured in this uproarious new collection. Following on from the spectacular success of THE WIZARDS OF ODD and THE FLYING SORCERERS, KNIGHTS OF MADNESS presents fantasy at its most comic in a collection of SF, heroic romance and crime. With Terry Pratchett creating mayhem on the Hollywood freeway and Peter S. Beagle running riot with a New Yorker who just happens to be a werewolf; with manic knights, crazed astronauts and bungling criminals, here are stories that rollick from hilarity to absurdity, from satire to the bizarre, in a glorious melange of wit and imaginative genius.

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