Author Name: Stephen R. Donaldson (Born: 1947/05/13)
Author Description: Stephen Reeder Donaldson is an American delusion, technology fiction and secret novelist. He earned his bachelor's measure from the varsity of Wooster and master's measure from Kent country collage. He presently is living in New Mexico.
Stephen R. Donaldson was once born at the thirteenth could 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. His father, James, was once a scientific missionary and his mom, Ruth, a prosthetist (a individual expert in making or becoming prosthetic devices). Donaldson spent the years among the a while of three and sixteen residing in India the place his father was once operating as an orthopaedic health professional. Donaldson was once informed on the university of Wooster and the Kent nation college, being presented a Bachelor's and Master's measure respectively. Stephen Donaldson's paintings is seriously prompted by means of different delusion authors comparable to J.R.R. Tolkien, Roger Zelazny, Joseph Conrad, Henry James and William Faulkner. Stephen Donaldson at the moment lives in New Mexico.
Stephen Donaldson got here to prominence in 1977 with the The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, a narrative that targeted round a leper kept away from by way of society and his trials and tribulations as his future unfolds. those books validated Stephen Donaldson as the most vital figures in glossy myth fiction.
The writers that Stephen Donaldson such a lot admires are Patricia A. McKillip, Steven Erikson, and Tim Powers.
It is assumed speech his father made (whilst operating with lepers in India) on leprsosy ended in his production of Thomas Covenant, the anti-hero of his most famed paintings (Thomas Covenant). Lord Foul's Bane acquired forty-seven rejections ahead of a writer agreed to put up the book.
Donaldson has additionally written lower than the identify of Reed Stephens, liberating non-fiction style. those novels function Mick Axbrewder.
In the uk he's frequently referred to as "Stephen Donaldson" (without the "R").
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