Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
An omnibus of the original "Majipoor" trilogy, consisting
of two novels and a collection of shorter works. Included: BOOK ONE
"Lord Valentine's Castle" (1980); BOOK TWO "Majipoor Chronicles" (1982)
and BOOK THREE "Valentine Pontifex" (1983).