Birth date: April 16, 1941
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(Original Review, 1980-10-02)Just out from Del Rey is MASTER OF THE FIVE MAGICS by Lyndon Hardy (who "became interested in fantasy while wandering through the fringes of fandom as an undergraduate at Caltech"). My skepticism was challenged by the cover blurb's claim, "one of the most logical detail ...
Hardy moves beyond the laws of magic into meta-magic principles that control the nature of the laws of magic and allow the laws to be changed. The idea is fascinating but the novel is not that great.