Synopses & Reviews
First published on the hundredth anniversary of J. R. R. Tolkiens birth, After the King presents original stories in honor of Tolkien from some of the finest fantasists of our time. Stephen R. Donaldson, Peter S. Beagle, Terry Pratchett, Charles de Lint, Emma Bull, and many others contribute dazzling tales of high fantasy, fully capturing the spirit and originality of Tolkiens greatest work.
The millions whose lives have been touched by Tolkien will find the same primal storytelling magic here, undiluted and running ever on.
“A must for any fan of fantasy.” —The Indianapolis Star
“Theres something here for nearly everyone—even J. R. R. Tolkien.” —Locus
“Excellent fantasy stories by some of the finest writers in the field, written in honor of the man whose work created the audience for todays commercial genre of fantasy.” —Orson Scott Card
“A worthy homage to the man who popularized the fantasy field."
—The New York Review of Science Fiction
A classic high fantasy anthology returns to print—in time for the hotly anticipated movie of The Hobbit
About the Author
MARTIN H. GREENBERG was the editor or coeditor of hundreds of acclaimed original and reprint anthologies in the SF and fantasy genres. He died in 2011.