After the King

Stories In Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien

Martin H. Greenberg

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After the King presents an outstanding collection of new fantasy stories by an extraordinary assemblage of some of the very best writers to ever continue the tradition Tolkien began with The Lord of the Rings.

Stephen R. Donaldson, Peter S. Beagle, Andrew Nortong, Terry Pratchett, Robert Silverberg, Judith Tarr, Gregory Benford, Jane Yolen, Poul and Karen Anderson, Mike Resnick, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, John Brunner, Harrr Turtledove, Dennis L. McKiernan, Karen Haber, Barry M. Malzberg, and Charles de Lint contribute to a dazzling anthology that captures the spirit and originality of Tolkien's great work.

The millions whose lives have been touched by J.R.R. Tolkien will find the same primal storytelling magic here, undiluted and running ever on.

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After the King
Reave the JustStephen R. Donaldson 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Of all the strange, unrelenting stories which surrounded Reave the Just, none expressed his particular oddness of character better than that concerning his kinsman, Jillet of Forebridge.Part of the oddness was this--that Reave and Jillet were so unlike each other that the whole idea of their kinship became difficult to credit.Let it be said without prejudice that Jillet was an amiable fool. No one who was not amiable would have been loved by the cautious people of Forebridge--and

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"Excellent fantasy stories by some of the finest writers in the field, written in honor of the man whose work created the audience for today's commerical genre of fantasy." -- Orson Scott Card

"A good volume with which to introduce some to modern fantasy...diverse and entertaining..from many of the notable names in the field." --Washington Post Book World

"There's something here for nearly everyone--even J.R.R. Tolkien." --Locus

"A worthy homage to the man who popularized the fantasy field." --The New York Review of Science Fiction

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Martin H. Greenberg

Martin H. Greenberg received the Ellery Queen Award for editing in the mystery field. He published more than nine hundred anthologies and collections in the fields of mystery, science fiction, fantasy and horror. He lived in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Greenberg died in 2011.  Stephen R. Donaldson, Peter S. Beagle, Andrew Nortong, Terry Pratchett, Robert Silverberg, Judith Tarr, Gregory Benford, Jane Yolen, Poul and Karen Anderson, Mike Resnick, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, John Brunner, Harry Turtledove, Dennis L. McKiernan, Karen Haber, Barry M. Malzberg, and Charles de Lint contribute to this dazzling anthology.

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After the King
Stories In Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien
Martin H. Greenberg

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
October 2001
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ISBN: 9780765302076
ISBN10: 0765302071
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 448 pages
$22.99

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Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
October 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765334527
ISBN10: 0765334526
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 448 pages
$15.99
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