SWORDS AND DARK MAGIC edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders. Burton, MI; Subterranean Press; 2010. 1st SIGNED/LIMITED hardcover edition.
Dust jacket by Dominic Harman.
Length: 424 pages.
Swords & Dark Magic is the most important new fantasy anthology to be published this decade. Featuring new stories from the bestselling and brightest writers working in the genre, including: New York Times bestselling authors Scott Lynch and Garth Nix; genre greats Michael Moorcock (with an all-new Elric novella), Michael Shea (with a fully authorized new Cugel the Clever adventure), Robert Silverberg (with an all-new Majipoor tale), Glen Cook (with an all-new Black Company story), Gene Wolfe, and C. J. Cherryh; and hot new writers who've been re-inventing swords and sorcery like Steven Erikson, Joe Abercrombie, Tim Lebbon, and many more.
LIMITED to 500 signed numbered copies, bound in full cloth and SIGNED BY ALL CONTRIBUTORS EXCEPT GENE WOLFE.
Table of Contents:
Check Your Dark Lord at the Door" — Lou Anders & Jonathan Strahan,
Goats of Glory — Steven Erikson,
Tides Elba: A Tale of the Black Company — Glen Cook,
Bloodsport — Gene Wolfe,
The Singing Spear — James Enge,
A Wizard of Wiscezan — C.J. Cherryh,
A Rich Full Week — K. J. Parker,
A Suitable Present for a Sorcerous Puppet — Garth Nix,
Red Pearls: An Elric Story — Michael Moorcock,
The Deification of Dal Bamore — Tim Lebbon,
Dark Times at the Midnight Market — Robert Silverberg,
The Undefiled — Greg Keyes,
Dapple Hew the Tint Master — Michael Shea,
In the Stacks — Scott Lynch,
Two Lions, A Witch, and the War-Robe — Tanith Lee,
The Sea Troll's Daughter — Caitlin R Kiernan,
Thieves of Daring — Bill Willingham,
The Fool Jobs — Joe Abercrombie.
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