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The Book of Magic By Gardner Dozois

The Book of Magic by Gardner Dozois

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An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy - featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more!

The Book of Magic Summary

The Book of Magic: A collection of stories by various authors by Gardner Dozois

An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy - featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more!

Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois's (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore...and Severus Snape?

Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped - or misshaped - by the potent magic they seek to wield. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human...some might say all too human. Such is their curse. And their glory.

In these pages, seventeen of today's top fantasy writers - including award-winners K. J. Parker (The Two of Swords), Megan Lindholm (The Windsingers), John Crowley (The Deep), Tim Powers (Last Call), Liz Williams (Snake Agent), Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky Trilogy), George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire), Kate Elliott (The Court of Fives Trilogy), Scott Lynch (The Republic of Thieves), and more - cast wondrous spells that thrillingly evoke the mysterious, awesome, and at times downright terrifying worlds where magic reigns supreme: worlds as far away as forever...and as near as next door.

The Book of Magic Reviews

PRAISE FOR DANGEROUS WOMEN:

'This meaty collection delivers something for nearly every reader's taste as it explores the heights that brave women can reach and the depths that depraved ones can plumb'
Publisher's Weekly

About Gardner Dozois

Gardner Dozois was a highly acclaimed science fiction and fantasy editor and novelist who won fifteen Hugo Awards for his editorial work. He was Editor of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine and was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2011. He passed away in May 2018.

Additional information

GOR011251028
9780008295806
0008295808
The Book of Magic: A collection of stories by various authors by Gardner Dozois
Used - Like New
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2018-10-18
576
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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