The Last Time
A chapbook. Limited edition of 150 copies, bound in red leather with white wraparound illustration, in clear acrylic slipcase. Signed by Lucius Shepard, James Blaylock, Tom Joyce, and Phil Parks.
- The Last Time by Lucius Shepard
- Introduction by James P. Blaylock
- Why I Collect Lucius Shepard by Tom Joyce
Lucius Shepard (1947–2014) was an American writer. Classified as a science fiction and fantasy writer, he often leaned into other genres, such as magical realism. His work is infused with a political and historical sensibility and an awareness of literary antecedents.
Brief biographies are, like history texts, too organized to be other than orderly misrepresentations of the truth. So when it's written that Lucius Shepard was born in August of 1947 to Lucy and William Shepard in Lynchburg, Virginia, and raised thereafter in Daytona Beach, Florida, it provides a statistical hit and gives you nothing of the difficult childhood from which he frequently attempted to escape, eventually succeeding at the age of ... (more)