Magic: The Final Fantasy Collection

by Isaac Asimov
Release date: 1995
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, non-fiction, short stories

A collection of 11 fantasy stories and 20 essays concerning fantasy.

Isaac Asimov and science fiction are one and the same to millions of readers. He was the field's transcendent genius, its reigning prophet, its genial patriarch, and its most prolific author. But Asimov also wrote fantasy, and invariably of an enduring quality. Magic is his final original collection, containing all of his uncollected fantasy stories that have never before appeared in book form.

In addition, this farewell collection of Asimov's writings also includes his thoughts on the genre of fantasy itself. Here are the fascinating musings of a wide ranging intelligence, discussing everything from Tolkien to Spielberg, from Unicorns to King Arthur, from the difference between maidens and damsels to the speed of Seven League Boots - scientifically calculated at last!


  • To Your Health
  • The Critic on the Hearth
  • It's a Job
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside
  • The Time Traveller
  • Wine Is a Mocker
  • The Mad Scientist
  • The Fable of the Three Princes
  • March Against the Foe
  • Northwestward
  • Prince Delightful and the Flameless Dragon
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