Legends, Volume 1 (Legends (Tor))

ISBN 13: 9780756900359

Legends, Volume 1 (Legends (Tor))

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The great anthology of short novels by the masters of modern fantasy.
Stephen King tells a tale of Roland, the Gunslinger, in the world of The Dark Tower, in The Little Sisters of Eluria.
Robert Silverberg returns to Majipoor and to Lord Valentine's adventure in an ancient tomb, in The Seventh Shrine.
Orson Scott Card spins a yarn of Alvin and his apprentice from the Tales of Alvin Maker, in Grinning Man.
Raymond E. Feist's Riftwar Saga is the setting of the tale of The Wood Boy.

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"A stellar compilation." --Booklist (starred review)

"A dream team...Legends is the rarest of the rare--an entire collection of original short novels by top fantasy writers....Here is a dab of each writer at the top, a worthy sampler that could yield a reader someone new to enjoy." --USA Today

"There's enough color, vitality and bravura displays of mythmaking in this rich sampler...to sate faithful fans and nurture new readers on the stuff of legends still being created." --Publishers Weekly(starred review)

"I wouldn't be at all surprised if this was the best selling anthology of the year." --Science Fiction Chronicle

"This is a collection of grace, style, and substance." --Statesman Journal

About the Author:

Robert Silverberg has written more than 160 science fiction novels and nonfiction books. In his spare time he has edited over 60 anthologies. He began his writing career unsuccessfully at the age of 13, when he submitted stories to science fiction magazines and was rejected. He published his first story, entitled "Gorgon Planet," in 1954 while just a sophomore at Columbia University; but in 1956, he won his first Hugo Award, for Most Promising New Author, and he hasn't stopped writing since. Among his standouts: the bestselling Lord Valentine trilogy, set on the planet of Majipoor, and the timeless classics Dying Inside and A Time of Changes. Silverberg has won the prestigious Nebula Award an astonishing five times, and Hugo Awards on four separate occasions. He holds the additional honor of winning these honors in five decades, and he has been nominated for both awards more times that any other writer.

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