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Lankhmar Book 1: Swords and Deviltry (Adventures of Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser #01)

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One of the most influential and critically acclaimed fantasy writers of all time, Fritz Leiber pioneered the sword-and-sorcery genre!

In the ancient city of Lankhmar, two men forge a friendship in battle. The red-haired barbarian Fafhrd left the snowy reaches of Nehwon looking for a new life while the Gray Mouser, apprentice magician, fled after finding his master dead. These bawdy brothers-in-arms cement a friendship that leads them through the wilds of Nehwon facing thieves, wizards, princesses, and the depths of their desires and fears.

Superb writing and brilliant, believable characterizations highlight the first entry in Leiber's seminal series.

Review:

"One of the great works of fantasy in this century...unequaled in its ironic wit, mordant romanticism and baroque invention, as well as a range of tone and affect not usually associated with the genre..." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

Fritz Leiber shares the stage with the likes of J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, and C. S. Lewis as a founding master of the fantasy genre.

Dark Horse Comics will be collecting the hard-to-find Lankhmar comics adaptations, Fahfrd and the Gray Mouser, written by Howard Chaykin with art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy)! Dark Horse Entertainment is developing the property as a major motion picture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595820792
Author:
Leiber, Fritz
Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Author:
Dark Horse Comics
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;sword and sorcery;short stories;lankhmar;fafhrd and the gray mouser;sf;sff;magic;novel;science fiction;american;heroic fantasy;classic;fantasy fiction;thieves;stories;pulp;speculative fiction;anthology;adventure
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Lankhmar
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20061128
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.45 lb

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Product details 208 pages DH Press - English 9781595820792 Reviews:
"Review" by , "One of the great works of fantasy in this century...unequaled in its ironic wit, mordant romanticism and baroque invention, as well as a range of tone and affect not usually associated with the genre..."
"Synopsis" by , Fritz Leiber shares the stage with the likes of J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, and C. S. Lewis as a founding master of the fantasy genre.

Dark Horse Comics will be collecting the hard-to-find Lankhmar comics adaptations, Fahfrd and the Gray Mouser, written by Howard Chaykin with art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy)! Dark Horse Entertainment is developing the property as a major motion picture.

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