The Devil Delivered and Other Tales

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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 27mm | 305g
  • Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0857500651
  • 9780857500656
  • 755,517

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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 . . .
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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.
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150 ratings
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4 22% (33)
3 39% (58)
2 18% (27)
1 11% (16)
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