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By Stephen R. Donaldson

Book Details:

ISBN: 0425256952
EAN: 9780425256954
ASIN: 0425256952
Publisher: Ace Trade
Publication Date: 2012-12-31
Number of Pages: 384
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

A brief tale assortment from the New York occasions bestselling author-available in alternate paperback for the 1st time.

"Donaldson proves that he's as adept on the brief tale as he's on the novel" (Denver Rocky Mountain News), during this marvelous assortment. The well-known outtake from The Illearth War, "Gilden-Fire," headlines 8 stories of mystics and unicorns, angels and kings-all written with the surprising sort and mind's eye that experience made Stephen R. Donaldson one of many most sensible fantasists of the day.

GoodReads writer Information:

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").

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/12980

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How each had wrapped one fist around his other thumb and pummeled Rampion with both hands joined. Even when the girl began to sob, they did not stop, and afterward her slender arms had been riddled with ugly scratches and bruises. The tower did little to comfort Rampion, though the shock of it stopped her tears. Jutting from the undergrowth at a slight angle, it no longer belonged to a castle but stood by itself, a crumbling ruin pointing halfheartedly at the sky. Even Tabby was dispirited as they neared the place, wondering if it could ever be made habitable.

He had begun work on the chest, his hands moving so expertly with the fittings, he hardly needed to look at all. " He raised his eyes to me, and if I saw no fondness there, his expression was at least kind. "We shall take the morning off, boy. " "I am afraid I would only slow you down, Pater," I said, ashamed. " I hated the reedy way my voice rose at the end of the question, the way my eyes avoided his. He barely hesitated. "No need," he told me, waving my concern away with his thick, corded arm.

For it was not the actual coming down—the crisp, almost smug way her toes found the ground—that bothered Tabby. " Tabby never thought of herself as a witch, nor had her adoptive sisters ever used the word. They called themselves Wise Women, and she knew no way but theirs. The coven had taken her in as a babe, had given her love and a home and the sweet, wild joy of flight. That joy, they told her, was neither sorcery nor heritage. It was the gift of every woman who comes to her first blood when the moon is full.

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