Epic

Epic : Legends of Fantasy

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From the creation myths and quest sagas of ancient times to the megapopular fantasy novels of today, this quintessential anthology of epic fantasy is adventurous storytelling at its best. With rich and vibrant world building, readers are transported to antiquated realms to witness noble sacrifices and astonishing wonders. Gathering a comprehensive survey of beloved stories from the genre, this compilation includes stories by such luminaries as George R. R. Martin, Robert Jordan, Terry Brooks, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robin Hobb, and Tad Williams. Inspiring and larger-than-life, these tales offer timeless values of courage and friendship in the face of ultimate evil and express mankind's greatest hopes and fears.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 153 x 227 x 43.18mm | 681g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1616960841
  • 9781616960841
  • 368,773

Review quote

"At over 600 pages, Epic: Legends of Fantasy will definitely get you your money's worth and the seventeen stories inside will help satisfy your epic fantasy cravings, or possibly leave you wanting more." --www.blog.42SciFi-Fantasy.com "For newcomers and fans of the genre, this solid collection offers a strong sampler of short fiction by 17 masters and rising stars of epic fantasy... An excellent showcase of epic fantasy at its best." -- Library Journal (December 2012) " Epic: Legends of Fantasy is both wonderful PR for the genre and a gateway drug to whole new realms." --www.CityBookReview.com
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About John Joseph Adams

John Joseph Adams is the best-selling editor of Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination. Hailed as "the reigning king of the anthology world" by Barnes & Noble.com, he has been nominated for the World Fantasy and Hugo awards. Adams is also the editor and publisher of Lightspeed Magazine and is the co-host of The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast.
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