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Legends The book was an excellent showcase for some of the most famous fantasy series out there Perfect for me to get a glimpse and decide a to read next list, since many have not been translated into my language and I knew only their names The average would be 3 5, but it gets an extra star for that great idea and for the enthusiasm with which I read through them like opening mysterious Christmas presents.Stephen King tells a tale of Roland, the Gunslinger, in the world of The Dark Tower, in The L The book was an excellent showcase for some of the most famous fantasy series out there Perfect for me to get a glimpse and decide a to read next list, since many have not been translated into my language and I knew only their names The average would be 3 5, but it gets an extra star for that great idea and for the enthusiasm with which I read through them like opening mysterious Christmas presents.Stephen King tells a tale of Roland, the Gunslinger, in the world of The Dark Acclaimed Writer And Editor Robert Silverberg Gathered Eleven Of The Finest Writers In Fantasy To Contribute To This Collection Of Short Novels Each Of The Writers Was Asked To Write A New Story Based On One Of His Or Her Most Famous Series Stephen King Tells A Tale Of Roland, The Gunslinger, In The World Of The Dark Tower, In The Little Sisters Of Eluria Terry Pratchett Relates An Amusing Incident In Discworld, Of A Magical Contest And The Witch Granny Weatherwax, In The Sea And Little Fishes Terry Goodkind Tells Of The Origin Of The Border Between Realms In The World Of The Sword Of Truth, In Debt Of Bones Orson Scott Card Spins A Yarn Of Alvin And His Apprentice From The Tales Of Alvin Maker, In Grinning Man Robert Silverberg Returns To Majipoor And To Lord Valentine S Adventure In An Ancient Tomb, In The Seventh Shrine Ursual K Le Guin Adds A Sequel To Her Famous Books Of Earthsea, Portraying A Woman Who Wants To Learn Magic, In Dragonfly Tad Williams Tells A Dark And Enthralling Story Of A Great And Haunted Castle In The Age Before Memory, Sorrow, And Thorn, In The Burning Man George RR Martin Sets His Piece A Generation Before His Epic, A Song Of Ice And Fire, In The Adventure Of The Hedge Knight Ann McCaffrey, The Poet Of Pern, Returns Once Again To Her World Of Romance And Adventure In Runner Of Pern Raymond E Feist S Riftwar Saga Is The Setting Of The Tale Of The Wood Boy Robert Jordan, In New Spring, Tells Of Crucial Events In The Years Leading Up To The Wheel Of Time, Of The Meeting Of Lan And Moiraine And The Beginning Of The Search For The Child Who Must Grow To Lead In The Last Battle I really enjoyed reading this compilation of short stories in the fantasy genre I ve read a few of the big name fantasy series, but still not a ton, and this was a good way to get introduced to some other fictional worlds I d only read work by three of the 11 authors in the book, two of which I ve read the series the short story is meant to be companion to Hands down my favorite was Terry Pratchett s short story about Granny Weatherwax I d never r The Dark Tower The Little Sisters of Eluria 3 5Decent, but I gave up on this series after the fourth book So no real connection or investment in the short story for the series.Discworld The Sea and Little Fishes 4 5I always enjoy a visit to Pratchett s Discworld and Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg are big favorites.The Sword of Truth Debt of Bones 1 5A short story from a series I really do not like I can t stand the way Goodkind writes women or antagonists, or protagonists, or humans The Dark Tower The Little Sisters of Eluria 3 5Decent, but I gave up on this series after the fourth book So no real connection or investment in the short story for the series.Discworld The Sea and Little Fishes 4 5I always enjoy a visit to Pratchett s Discworld and Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg are big favorites.The Sword of Truth Debt of Bones 1 5A short story from a series I really do not like I can t stand the way Go Excellent short story collection I really loved almost all off them.The Dark Tower The Little Sisters of Eluria 5 5Discworld The Sea and Little Fishes 5 5The Sword of Truth Debt of Bones 4 5Tales of Alvin Maker Grinning Man 1 5Majipoor The Seventh Shrine 4 5Earthsea Dragonfly 4 5Memory The Little Sisters of Eluria Roland 1998 novella by Stephen KingThe Sea and Little Fishes Discworld 1998 novelette by Terry PratchettDebt of Bones Sword of Truth Universe 1998 novella by Terry GoodkindGrinning Man The Alvin Maker Saga 1998 novelette by Orson Scott CardThe Seventh Shrine Majipoor 1998 novella by Robert SilverbergDragonfly Earthsea Since this is an anthology of short stories from a number of fantasy series writers I ll give a quick run down of my feelings about them individually Stephen King s The Dark TowerThe Little Sisters of Eluria I love the Dark Tower series, and I remember searching this anthology out just to read Little Sisters when I was reading The Dark Tower books It remaninds one of my favorite King short stories, but that may just be because I love Roland so much Terry Prachett DiscworldThe Sea and Since this is an anthology of short stories from a number of fantasy series writers I ll give a quick run down of my feelings about them individually Stephen King s The Dark TowerThe Little Sisters of Eluria I love the Dark Tower series, and I remember searching this anthology out just to read Little Sisters when I was reading The Dark Tower books It remaninds one of my favorite King short stories, but that may just be because I love Roland so much Terry Prachett DiscworldThe Sea and Little Fishes Loved this story of Granny W My main reason for buying this book initially was the new Robert Jordan story New Spring, which sheds light on certain events in the Wheel of Time series That it also had stories by some of my other favorite authors, Tad Williams and Anne McCaffrey was a bonus I didn t read all the stories included I wasn t interested in the King or Silverberg ones at all , but I found most of them quite enjoyable Marketing genius here I started reading the Alvin Maker Card , Discworld Pratchett , Riftw My main reason for buying this book initially was the new Robert Jordan story New Spring, which sheds light on certain events in the Wheel of Time series That it also had stories by some of my other favorite authors, Tad Williams and Anne McCaffrey was a bonus I didn t read all the stories included I wasn t interested in the King or Silverberg ones at all , but I found most of them quite enjoyable Marketing genius here I started reading the Alvin Maker Card , Discworld Pratchett , Riftwar Feist , and Song of Ice and Fire Martin series all because of the stories in this book Anne McCaffrey s Pern story was a bit disappointing, though Runners How come we ve never heard of them in the whole Pern series until this story Of all the stories in this book, my faves were Jordan s and Martin s New Spring tells us of the events right after the birth of Rand al Thor and features t I requested this book in order to read the first of the Dunk and Egg tales by George R R Martin Typically I m not very enthusiastic about anthologies, because they tend to be huge meaning they take forever to read and uneven meaning I have to slog through boring stories in order to get to the ones I enjoy Although this clocks in at 715 pages and therefore fills the first downfall, I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the stories contained herein Most of them are actually pretty I requested this book in order to read the first of the Dunk and Egg tales by George R R Martin Typically I m not very enthusiastic about anthologies, because they tend to be huge meaning they take forever to read and uneven meaning I have to slog through boring stories in order to get to the ones I enjoy Although this clocks in at 715 pages and therefore fills the first downfall, I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the stories contained herein Most of them are actually pretty darn good Since they are written by proclaimed masters in the world of I m not going to spend a lot of time grading every story, but will say the book overall was a good read I really enjoyed Jordan s contribution and thought Martin s tale was the best of the book I really did not care for Card s s


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