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Blackdog and The Leopard: Epic Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery, and the World of the Seven Devils, Part One

So, are the books and stories set in the the world of the Seven Devils (‘The Storyteller’, Blackdog, and The Leopard, which is part one of a two-volume series called Marakand) epic fantasy or sword and sorcery? Epic fantasy seems … Continue reading

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Wanderers in the Wilderness

Lately I’ve been reading Alexander’s Prydain books aloud to the Spouse and re-reading Buchan’s Huntingtower as well; it got me thinking about the dearth of solitary wanderers in recent fantasy.* Prydain is a world of forests and hills, with scattered … Continue reading

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