Legends II by Robert Silverberg audiobook

Legends II: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy

Edited by Robert Silverberg
Read by Simon Prebble and Charles Keating

Random House Audio
5.25 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739310854

Fantasty fans, rejoice! Seven years after writer and editor Robert Silverberg made publishing history with Legends, the acclaimed anthology of original short novels by some of the greatest writers in fantasy finction, the long-awaited second volume is here. Each of the bestselling writers represented in these selections from Legend II returns to the fantasy universe he or she made famous throughout the world. Whether set before or after events already recounted elsewhere, whether featuring beloved characters or compelling new creations, these masterful short novels are both mesmerizing standalones – perfect introductions to the work of their authors – and indispensable additions to the epics on which they are based. Diana Gabaldon turns to and important character from her Outlander saga – Lord John Grey – in "Lord John and the Succubus," a supernatural thriller set in the early days of the Seven Years War. Terry Brooks adds an exciting epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in "Indomitable," the tale of Jair Ohmsford's desperate quest to complete the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed only with the magic of illusion.

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Summary

Summary

Fantasty fans, rejoice! Seven years after writer and editor Robert Silverberg made publishing history with Legends, the acclaimed anthology of original short novels by some of the greatest writers in fantasy finction, the long-awaited second volume is here. Each of the bestselling writers represented in these selections from Legend II returns to the fantasy universe he or she made famous throughout the world. Whether set before or after events already recounted elsewhere, whether featuring beloved characters or compelling new creations, these masterful short novels are both mesmerizing standalones – perfect introductions to the work of their authors – and indispensable additions to the epics on which they are based. Diana Gabaldon turns to and important character from her Outlander saga – Lord John Grey – in "Lord John and the Succubus," a supernatural thriller set in the early days of the Seven Years War. Terry Brooks adds an exciting epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in "Indomitable," the tale of Jair Ohmsford's desperate quest to complete the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed only with the magic of illusion.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An enjoyable sampler of the best high fantasy available today. San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
A superb Baedeker to the fantasy worlds of eleven of the field’s finest writers. The Dallas Morning News
A book that a fantasy reader would be proud to own. USA Today
“There’s enough color, vitality and bravura displays of mythmaking in this rich sampler . . . to sate faithful fans and nurture new readers on the stuff of legends still being created. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A stellar compilation. Booklist

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Author Bio: Robert Silverberg

Author Bio: Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg’s first published story appeared in 1954 when he was a sophomore at Columbia University. Since then, he has won the prestigious Nebula Award five times and the Hugo Award five times. He has been nominated for both awards more times than any other writer. In 1999 he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and in 2004 the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America gave him their Grand Master Award for career achievement. He remains one of the most imaginative and versatile writers in science fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.25
Audience: Adult
Language: English