By George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb, Scott Lynch, Garth Nix, Gardner Dozois
New epic myth within the grand tradition—including a never-before-published track of Ice and fireplace tale by way of George R. R. Martin!
fable fiction has produced probably the most unforgettable heroes ever conjured onto the web page: Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian, Michael Moorcock’s Elric of Melniboné, Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the grey Mouser. vintage characters like those made sword and sorcery a storytelling sensation, a cornerstone of delusion fiction—and an thought for a brand new iteration of writers, spinning their very own outsize stories of magic and swashbuckling adventure.
Now, in The Book of Swords, acclaimed editor and bestselling writer Gardner Dozois provides an all-new anthology of unique epic stories through a stellar forged of award-winning glossy masters—many of them set of their authors’ best-loved worlds. sign up for today’s most interesting tellers of amazing stories, together with George R. R. Martin, ok. J. Parker, Robin Hobb, Ken Liu, C. J. Cherryh, Daniel Abraham, Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Kushner, and extra on action-packed trips into the outer geographical regions of darkish appeal and intrepid derring-do, that includes a beautiful collection of fearless swordsmen and warrior ladies who face down possibility and loss of life at each flip with braveness, crafty, and chilly steel.
FEATURING 16 ALL-NEW STORIES:
“The top guy Wins” via okay. J. Parker
“Her Father’s Sword” through Robin Hobb
“The Hidden woman” by means of Ken Liu
“The Sword of future” through Matthew Hughes
“‘I Am a good-looking Man,’ stated Apollo Crow” by means of Kate Elliott
“The Triumph of advantage” by means of Walter Jon Williams
“The Mocking Tower” through Daniel Abraham
“Hrunting” by means of C. J. Cherryh
“A lengthy, chilly path” by means of Garth Nix
“When i used to be a Highwayman” via Ellen Kushner
“The Smoke of Gold Is Glory” by way of Scott Lynch
“The Colgrid Conundrum” via wealthy Larson
“The King’s Evil” via Elizabeth Bear
“Waterfalling” via Lavie Tidhar
“The Sword Tyraste” through Cecelia Holland
“The Sons of the Dragon” through George R. R. Martin
And an creation by means of Gardner Dozois