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In Lands That Never Were (2004) [Anthology]
by L. Sprague de Camp Phyllis Eisenstein Charles Coleman Finlay Jeffrey Ford R. García y Robertson Robert E. Howard Ellen Kushner Ursula K. Le Guin Yoon Ha Lee Fritz Leiber John Morressy Pat Murphy Chris Willrich Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

From Earthsea to Cimmeria, Lankhmar to Markovy, the dozen stories collected here brim with swordplay, adventure, music, and magic. Here there be well as wily wizards and mighty-thewed warriors, fleet-footed thieves and flat-footed palace guards, wise witches and fearsome giants, and even a humble storyteller or two. The contributors include some of the genre's greatest writers - Robert E. Howard and L Sprague de Camp, Fritz Leiber, and Ursula K. Le Guin - as well as modern masters such as Phyllis Eisenstein, R. Garcia y Robertson, Ellen Kushner, John Morressy, and Pat Murphy, plus stories from exciting newcomers like Charles Coleman Finlay, Yoon Ha Lee, and Chris Willrich. It all adds up to a dozen peerless forays into the fantastic and a great book for anyone with a yearning for adventure!

The contents are:

  • Introduction
  • The Hall of the Dead by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp
  • A Hedge against Alchemy by John Morressy
  • Ill Met in Lankhmar by Fritz Leiber
  • Counting the Shapes by Yoon Ha Lee
  • Firebird by R. Garcia y Robertson
  • Dragon's Gate by Pat Murphy
  • After the Gaud Chrysalis by Charles Coleman Finlay
  • The Swordsman Whose Names Was Not Death by Ellen Kushner
  • The Island in the Lake by Phyllis Eisenstein
  • Darkrose and Diamond by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • King Rainjoy's Tears by Chris Willrich
  • The Fantasy Writer's Assistant by Jeffrey Ford

Original title: In Lands That Never Were: Tales of Swords and Sorcery
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Hall of the Dead, the (1967) [Short Story]
      Authors: L. Sprague de Camp , Robert E. Howard
     Ill Met in Lankhmar (1970) [Novella]
      Author: Fritz Leiber
     Swordsman Whose Name Was Not Death, the (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Ellen Kushner
     Darkrose and Diamond (1999) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Edition #1: In Lands That Never Were

In Lands That Never Were (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Gordon Van Gelder
Introduction by: Gordon Van Gelder
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Manifested in:

In Lands That Never Were (c.September 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
ISBN: 1568583141

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