other authors? (was Re: POTD question...)

Thu Jan 23 12:42:45 PST 2003

On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 09:01:09 -0500 (EST), you wrote:

>I have never read Jordan and, after all this discussion, I am not tempted
>to.  But if this list is going to discuss other writers, let me recommend
>Guy Gavriel Kay.  Although he has written other books, his blockbusters
>are Sailing to Sarantium, Lord of Emperors (a 2 volume alternate history
>of Byzantium), Tigana (an alternate history taking place in "Italy"), The
>Lions of Al-Rassan (and alternate history taking place in "Iberia"), and A
>Song for Arbonne (an alternate history taking place in "France").  The
>stories all take place on an alternate earth and the geography is slightly
>twisted, but the places are recognizable.  Wonderful fantasy.

This may be a good starting point for a new thread.

What authors do Brust fans really like?  I think in the SF/Fantasy
realm, my favourite (besides Tolkien, of course) would be Stephen R
Donaldson, who sadly hasn't released anything lately.



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