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After the King

Stories In Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien

Martin H. Greenberg; Introduction by Jane Yolen

Tor Books

First published on the hundredth anniversary of J. R. R. Tolkien’s 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 Tolkien’s greatest work.

 

The millions whose lives have been touched by 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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“A must for any fan of fantasy.”  —The Indianapolis Star


“There’s 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 today’s 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

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Martin H. Greenberg; Introduction by Jane Yolen

  • 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.

     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.

  • Jane Yolen Jason Stemple
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    Stories In Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien

    Martin H. Greenberg; Introduction by Jane Yolen

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