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Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery - Tanith Lee, Garth Nix, Robert Silverberg, Bill Willingham, C.J. Cherryh, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Gene Wolfe, Glen Cook, Greg Keyes, Michael Moorcock, Tim Lebbon, Jonathan Strahan, Steven Erikson, Michael Shea, Lou Anders, Scott Lynch, K.J. Parker, Joe Abercrombie, James Enge
Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery
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A truly breathtaking new anthology edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders, Swords & Dark Magic offers stunning new tales of sword and sorcery action, romance, and dark adventure written by some of the most respected, bestselling fantasy writers working today—from  Joe Abercrombie to Gene... show more
A truly breathtaking new anthology edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders, Swords & Dark Magic offers stunning new tales of sword and sorcery action, romance, and dark adventure written by some of the most respected, bestselling fantasy writers working today—from  Joe Abercrombie to Gene Wolfe. An all-new Elric novella from the legendary Michael Moorcock and a new visit to Majipoor courtesy of the inimitable Robert Silverberg are just two of the treasures offered in Swords & Dark Magic—a fantasy lover’s dream.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061723810 (0061723819)
ASIN: 61723819
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages no: 522
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of the Black Company -10
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Gene
Gene rated it
4.0 Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery
Please note: this review will be updated as I read more stories from the anthology.So as I mentioned this is an anthology of short fantasy (presumably sword and sorcery, but you really have to stretch the definition) stories. While we are here let us give a tribute to the grandfather of the genre wh...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
A collection of sword and sorcery stories. Mostly written by dudes, and mostly uninspired or poorly written. They're all quite stylized: these are clearly authors who have either developed their authorial voices or are aping other, very distinct voices. I kinda enjoyed:Steven Erikson, "Goats of Gl...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
3.0
A couple good stories (Enge and Parker stand out) but overall disappointing. In some cases, such as Ericson, whom I've not read prior, it may be that the author is simply not to my taste, but several I had liked before and didn't enjoy here.
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
Overall a very solid anthology. Only two stories would I consider not worth my time - Silverberg's "Dark Times at the Midnight Market" and Willingham's "Thieves of Daring" - and some were very good."Goats of Glory," Steven Erikson. I'm an Erikson groupie so he'd have to stumble pretty badly to get a...
Thief of Camorr
Thief of Camorr rated it
5.0 Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery
As I read each novella, I'll update this review with my thoughts on each part individually, so I can rate and discuss accordingly.Goats of Glory - Steven Erikson - Three and a half stars out of five.Not that I didn't like this... I just didn't love it. Oh, it's well written and entertaining, but the...
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