1300 36 33 32

Fantasy fans, rejoice! Seven years after writer and editor Robert Silverberg made publishing history with Legends , his acclaimed anthology of original short novels by some of the greatest writers in fantasy fiction, the long-awaited second volume is here. Legends II picks up where its illustrious predecessor left off. All of the bestselling writers represented in Legends II return to the special universe of the imagination that its author has made famous throughout the world. Whether set before or after events already recounted elsewhere, whether featuring beloved characters or compelling new creations, these masterful short novels are both mesmerizing stand-alones perfect introductions to the work of their authors and indispensable additions to the epics on which they are based. Beyond any doubt, Legends II is the fantasy event of the season. ROBIN HOBB returns to the Realm of the Elderlings with Homecoming, a powerful tale in which exiles sent to colonize the Cursed Shores find themselves sinking into an intoxicating but deadly dream . . . or is it a memory? GEORGE R. R. MARTIN continues the adventures of Dunk, a young hedge knight, and his unusual squire, Egg, in The Sworn Sword, set a generation before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire. ORSON SCOTT CARD tells a tale of Alvin Maker and the mighty Mississippi, featuring a couple of ne er-do-wells named Jim Bowie and Abe Lincoln, in The Yazoo Queen. DIANE GABALDON turns to an important character from her Outlander saga Lord John Grey in Lord John and the Succubus, a supernatural thriller set in the early days of the Seven Years War. ROBERT SILVERBERG spins an enthralling tale of Majipoor s early history and remote future as seen through the eyes of a dilettantish poet who discovers an unexpected destiny in The Book of Changes. TAD WILLIAMS explores the strange afterlife of Orlando Gardiner, from his Otherland saga, in The Happiest Dead Boy in the World. ANNE McCAFFREY shines a light into the most mysterious and wondrous of all places on Pern in the heartwarming Beyond Between. RAYMOND E. FEIST turns from the great battles of the Riftwar to the story of one soldier, a young man about to embark on the ride of his life, in The Messenger. ELIZABETH HAYDON tells of the destruction of Serendair and the fate of its last defenders in Threshold, set at the end of the Third Age of her Symphony of Ages series. NEIL GAIMAN gives us a glimpse into what befalls the man called Shadow after the events of his Hugo Award winning novel American Gods in The Monarch of the Glen. TERRY BROOKS adds an exciting epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in Indomitable, the tale of Jair Ohmsford s desperate quest to complete the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed only with the magic of illusion. From the Hardcover edition. "

Buy Legends II book by Robert Silverberg from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780345475770
ISBN-10: 0345475771
Format: Paperback / softback
(173mm x 107mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Legends II book by Robert Silverberg and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg is the winner of five Hugo and five Nebula awards for his novels and short fiction. His work began appearing during the 1950s; he has received high acclaim for, among many others, such novels as Lord Valentine's Castle (the first in the Majipoor series), Tower of Glass, Dying Inside, and Nightwings. From the Hardcover edition.

Books By Author Robert Silverberg

Lust Queen / Lust Victim by Robert Silverberg

Lust Queen / Lust Victim

Paperback / softback, April 2016
$34.02
Gang Girl / Sex Bum by Robert Silverberg

Gang Girl / Sex Bum

Paperback / softback, April 2016
$34.02
To the Land of the Living by Robert Silverberg

To the Land of the Living

Paperback / softback, July 2015
$32.39