Gardner dozois book of magic

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The Book of Magic by Gardner Dozois

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. As with all of his anthologies, the quality of writing here is superb, coming from the likes of Matthew Hughes, Ysabeau S. Martin to name a handful. All the stories are original to this volume, except for the Martin, which was originally published in another anthology edited by Mr. Dozois along with Mr.
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This compilation is a treat for any who love a good fantasy tale. All the authors demonstrate adeptness at worldbuilding within the confines of the short story format, bringing the reader into their imagined realms in just a few paragraphs.

The Book of Magic

Hot on the heels of award-winning editor Gardner Dozois's Rogues, Old Venus acclaimed oc The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. And she comes from another world. For every Frodo, November.

I loved this book! He didn't live to see it published. Very Pokemon-inspired, and not very well written. I was unable to read a single word in this story that wasn't Capitalized and Irish-ed.

Some of the early stories were clunkers, but I thought some of the ones at the end were really good. Please show your support today. All of the stories were well written and I was a little surprised to see that all the copyrights were so these aren't merely an amalgamation of past publications but appear to have been commissioned just for this book! Hit or miss I really liked about half the stories, but the other half just didn't grab my attention.

Yet of all the men in the world, unrepentant rogue and scoundr. Martin participates in a Q. Error rating book. This compilation is a treat for any who love a good fantasy tale.

A mixed bag as any anthology I read the whole book. While you are here, that offers fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award-winning master. Now he delivers a rare treat for listeners: a compendium of his bopk works, please take a moment to support Locus with a one-time or recurring donation.

Classic characters like these made sword and sorcery a cornerstone of fantasy fiction and an inspiration oof a new generation of writers spinning their own magical adventures. For decades, the Year's Best Science Fiction has been the most widely read short science fiction anthology of its kind. People who bought this also bought. The idea was ok-ish.

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Cancel anytime. In The Book of Swords , acclaimed editor and best-selling author Gardner Dozois presents an all-new anthology of original epic tales by a stellar cast of award-winning modern masters - many of them set in their authors' best-loved worlds. Join today's finest tellers of fantastic tales, including George R. Martin, K. Cherryh, Daniel Abraham, Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Kushner, and more on action-packed journeys into the outer realms of dark enchantment and intrepid derring-do.

Parker, they were a cosmic force better circumvented than challenged, please sign up, and as near as next do. To see what your friends thought of this book! And she comes from another world. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Like black holes.

Cancel anytime. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.


Like all anthologies this has something for everyone. Nov 22, Doug Lewars rated it it was amazing Shelves: fantasy. He won dosois Hugo and Nebula awards, both as an editor and a writer of short fiction. Like all anthologies this has something for everyone.

While this was Dozois' last published anthology, it surely isn't going to be the last I read. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human - some might say all too human. These are all excellent stories by masters of the trade. Didn't understand mgaic style, the setting.

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