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Legends - Anne McCaffrey, Orson Scott Card, Ursula K. Le Guin, Terry Pratchett, Terry Goodkind, Robert Silverberg, Robert Jordan, Tad Williams, Raymond E. Feist, Stephen King, George R.R. Martin
Legends
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Here they are, the writers and the worlds that have satisfied millions of readers. Each has returned to their compelling special places to tell a new tale that enriches and illuminates their most famous creations, in a big, lavish volume enhanced with color and illustrative materials. Many of the... show more
Here they are, the writers and the worlds that have satisfied millions of readers. Each has returned to their compelling special places to tell a new tale that enriches and illuminates their most famous creations, in a big, lavish volume enhanced with color and illustrative materials. Many of the short novels take place at an earlier moment in the history of their worlds, and cast new light on the famous epics. Others fit into the already established patterns of their worlds, but happen offstage from the main action. All are essential reading to the millions of fans of these writers and worlds.Stephen King tells a tale of Roland, the Gunslinger, in The Little Sisters of Eluria Terry Pratchett relates an amusing incident in Discworld, in The Sea and Little Fishes Terry Goodkind tells of the origin of the Border between realms in the world of The Sword of Truth in Debt of Bones Orson Scott Card spins a yarn of Alvin and his apprentice in Grinning Man Robert Silverberg returns to Majipoor and to Lord Valentine's astonishing life in The Seventh Shrine Ursula K. Le Guin, in a sequel to her famous books of Earthsea, portrays a woman who wants to learn magic in Dragonfly Tad Williams tells an enthralling story of a great and haunted castle in an age before Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn in The Burning Man George R.R. Martin sets his adventure of The Hedge Knight a generation before his epic A Song of Ice and Fire Anne McCaffrey returns once again to her world of romance and adventure to tell of a Runner of Pern Raymond E. Feist's Riftwar Saga is the setting of the revenge of The Wood Boy Robert Jordan, in the final section in the book, New Spring, tells of the meeting of Lan and Moiraine and of the beginning of their search for a baby just born who must lead in the final battle
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312867874 (0312867875)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 720
Edition language: English
Series: Legends I (all stories
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
4.0 Very Good Stories from Legendary Authors
The eleven stories with in this first "Legends" anthology are by some of the best writers of fantasy and science fiction, both in prose and sales. Edited by Robert Silverberg, who also contributed as well, the stories range within their established fictional worlds from stand alone either connect wi...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
4.0 Legends
When I started reading it, I didn't know all the stories in this book were connected to other series. Unfortunately, other than Discworld and A Song of Ice and Fire, I am not familiar with any of them... Still, those stories were all supposed to be somewhat independent from the main works, so my rea...
Regina's Reads
Regina's Reads rated it
0.0 Legends: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy
Contains pre-quel to Game of Thrones. Out of Print.
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