Martin H. Greenberg; Introduction by Jane Yolen
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.
“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