Swords and Deviltry
Publish date: January 1st 1995
Pages no: 146
Edition language: English
Series: Lankhmar: The Adventures of Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser (#1)
Not any too deep, the characters barely defined, and the word usage sometimes making me wonder if English was Leiber's second language. But perhaps entertaining enough.The book is made up of three parts: one apiece for the previous history of both characters, and the final one in which they meet. Bu...
The book which introduced Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser as they adventure across Nehwon.Starting with the pair as adolescents in their own lands, it shows how they came to bump into each other one fateful night in Lankhmar and join together for the thrill of adventuring and danger.The prose is a bit ov...
This book is a collection of three short stories that reveal the origins of Fafhrd (story one), the Gray Mouser (story 2), and how they got to meet (story three). There isn't much for me to say here apart from the fact that I didn't like these much. However, that's not because I though the stories...
Re-reading this book 30 years after first reading it as a teen, it has not aged as well as I expected. This is likely due to the book's deep influence in the evolution of role-playing games (especially the original Dungeons and Dragons) and subsequent computer games. This has rendered the story tr...
I enjoyed every page of this book.From the great northman(Fafhrd)to the smaller thief/magic-user apprentice(Gray Mouser)and their meeting each other.