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The Year's Best Fantasy Stories
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories
Author: Lin Carter (Editor)
A Galaxy of Great Fantasy By A Galaxy of Great Fantasy Writers
ISBN: 317741
Publication Date: 10/1975
Pages: 171
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Publisher: DAW Books 166
Book Type: Paperback
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I am a sucker for these old Lin Carter anthologies. They contain the best of, at least, three generations of Fantasy Fiction. The first two volumes both contain tales by Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith. Both volumes have new or rare material from Fritz Leiber, L. Sprague de Camp, Jack Vance and Carter. The tales which I often enjoy most are from the young writers of the time. Vol. 1 of The Year's Best Fantasy Stories features newcomers Pat McIntosh and Charles R Saunders. There is also a piece of lost history of Middle Earth as told by Marrion Zimmer Bradley, The Sword of Dyrnwyn by Lloyd Alexander and a posthumous work by Hans Bok. Every sentence is classic, enduring fantasy enjoyment.


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