A collection of stories.
Locus Award 1985.
His admirers include Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, John Jakes, and Peter Straub. The New York Times called his work "fast-moving, ironic and delightful." He is the winner of every major American accolade in the field of fantastic literature: the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the World Fantasy Convention's Grandmaster Award. This incredible volume includes some of his greatest tales, a startling novella about ghosts in modern Callfornia, and a briliant look at his own distinguished career. Here is Fritz Leiber at hs best...
A MASTERWORKS EDITION
Features beautiful illustrations by today's finest fantasy artists, including Robort Gould, David Wiesner, John Jude Palencar, Thomas Canty and JoEllen Trilling.
Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. (1910–1992) was an American author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. The son of a pair of Shakespearian actors, Leiber was also an actor, expert chess player, and champion fencer. Born in Chicago in 1910, Leiber spent his youth touring with his parents' theater company. He graduated with honors in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1932. Leiber married Jonquil Stephens in 1936. In 1938, their son Justin was born. After Jonquil's death in 1969, Fritz Leiber moved to San Francisco, where he died on September 5, 1992.
Fritz Leiber's formative sword-and-sorcery story, "Two Sought Adventure," was published in Unknown magazine in 1939. Subsequent stories and novels would ... (more)