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Mammoth Book of Fantasy, the (2001) [Anthology]
by James P. Blaylock James Cawthorn Theodore R. Cogswell Louise Cooper Charles de Lint Lord Dunsany Harlan Ellison Lisa Goldstein Robert E. Howard Ursula K. Le Guin Tanith Lee Fritz Leiber George MacDonald Patricia A. McKillip Abraham Merritt Michael Moorcock Darrell Schweitzer Lucius Shepard Clark Ashton Smith Theodore Sturgeon Michael Swanwick Jack Vance Jack Womack Roger Zelazny Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary (From the publisher):

The Mammoth Book of Fantasy brings together the great masters and originators of the form, such as George Macdonald and Lord Dunsany, through the great days of Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock and the inspiration of Lord of the Rings, to today's craftsmen of fantasy including James Blaylock, Michael Swanwick, Tanith Lee and Louise Cooper.

Yesterday Was Monday, in which Theodore Stugeon reveals that our world is all illusion and a man wakes up trapped outside time and sees the world as it really is.

The Valley of the Worm, by Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan, where a warrior relives a past life where he is pitted against the monster from Hell.

Darkrose and Diamond, a new Earthsea story by Ursula K. LeGuin.

The Wall Around the World by Theodore Cogswell, which might almost be seen as a forerunner to Harry Potter, where a young boy has to master flight on a broomstick in order to escape the world in which he has become trapped.

In The Bells of Shoredan, Roger Zelazny brings Dilvish the Damned back from Hell to seek his revenge. tales from Jack Vance, Darrell Schweitzer, Patricia McKillip, Charles de Lint, Lisa Goldstein and many more.

• The Wall Around the World • Theodore R. Cogswell (1953)
• Darkrose and Diamond • Ursula K. Le Guin (1999)
• The Valley of the Worm • Robert E. Howard (1934)
• The Golden Key • George MacDonald (1867)
• The Hoard of the Gibbelins • Lord Dunsany (1911)
• The Last Hieroglyph • Clark Ashton Smith (1935)
• The Sorcerer Pharesm • Jack Vance (1966)
• King Yvorian’s Wager • Darrell Schweitzer (1990)
• The Howling Tower • Fritz Leiber (1941)
• Kings in Darkness • Michael Moorcock & James Cawthorn (1962)
• The Bells of Shoredan • Roger Zelazny (1966)
• A Hero at the Gates • Tanith Lee (1979)
• Lady of the Skulls • Patricia A. McKillip (1993)
• The Sunlight on the Water • Louise Cooper (2001)
• Paladin of the Lost Hour • Harlan Ellison (1985)
• Yesterday Was Monday • Theodore Sturgeon (1941)
• Pixel Pixies • Charles de Lint (1999)
• The Moon Pool • A. Merritt (1918)
• The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule • Lucius Shepard (1984)
• Nets of Silver and Gold • James P. Blaylock (1984)
• The Phantasma of Q------- • Lisa Goldstein (1998)
• Audience • Jack Womack (1997)
• The Edge of the World • Michael Swanwick (1989)

Edited by Mike Ashley

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Fantasy
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Golden Key, the (1867) [Short Story]
      Author: George MacDonald
     Hoard of the Gibbelins, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: Lord Dunsany
     Moon Pool, the (1918) [Short Story]
      Author: Abraham Merritt
     Yesterday Was Monday (1941) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Wall Around the World, the (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore R. Cogswell
     Kings in Darkness (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael Moorcock
     Hero at the Gates, a (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule, the (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Lucius Shepard
     Paladin of the Lost Hour (1985) [Novelette]
      Author: Harlan Ellison
     Edge of the World, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael Swanwick
     Audience (1997) [Short Story]
      Author: Jack Womack
     Darkrose and Diamond (1999) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Edition #1: Mammoth Book of Fantasy, the

Mammoth Book of Fantasy, the (2001)
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Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
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