The Devil Delivered and Other Tales
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The Devil Delivered and Other Tales

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The Devil Delivered: In the breakaway Lakota Nation, in the heart of a land blistered beneath an ozone hole the size of the Great Plains of North America, a lone anthropologist wanders the deadlands, recording observations that threaten to bring the world's powers to their knees. Revolvo: In the fictitious country of Canada, the arts scene is ruled by technocrats who thrive in a secret, nepotistic society of granting agencies, bursaries, and peer review boards, all designed to permit self-proclaimed artists to survive without an audience. Fishing with Grandma Matchie: A children's story of a boy tasked with a writing assignment becomes a stunning fantastical journey with his tale-spinning grandmother.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 27mm | 305g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0857500651
  • 9780857500656
  • 648,076

About Steven Erikson

Steven Erikson is an archaeologist and anthropologist - and the author of one of the defining works of Epic Fantasy: `The Malazan Book of the Fallen', which has been hailed `a masterwork of the imagination'. The first novel in this astonishing ten book series, Gardens of the Moon, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award. He has also written a number of novellas set in the same fantasy world and Willful Child, an affectionate parody of a long-running science fiction television series. Forge of Darkness begins the Kharkanas Trilogy - a series which takes readers back to the origins of the Malazan world. Fall of Light continues this epic tale. Steven Erikson lives in Victoria, Canada.show more

Back cover copy

Three very different but captivating tales from this master of epic fantasy. The Devil Delivered A powerful, apocalyptic story set in a near future. The land of the great Lakota Nation blisters beneath a hole in the ozone layer the size of the Great Plains of North America. As scientists scramble to understand what is going on, a lone anthropologist wanders these dead and dying lands, broadcasting his observations on a phenomenon that threatens our world . . . Revolvo On an alternate Earth, evolution has taken a curious turn and now a secretive, nepotistic society of agencies, bursaries and peer-review boards allows self-proclaimed artists to survive without an audience . . . Fishin’ with Grandma Matchie A nine-year-old boy recounts the story of a summer holiday that began as an ordinary trip to visit his grandmother and became a fantastical journey into the imagination of Grandma Matchie . . .show more

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133 ratings
3.12 out of 5 stars
5 11% (15)
4 24% (32)
3 39% (52)
2 17% (23)
1 8% (11)
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