In 1982, Raymond E. Feist made his debut in the fantasy genre with the landmark novel Magician, which introduced readers to Pug, the orphan-turned-mage; the richly imagined worlds of Midkemia and Kelewan; and the magical corridor that connects them, the Rift. The stories of the Riftwar Saga - Magician, Silverthorn, A Darkness at Sethanon, and Prince of the Blood - chronicle the story of worlds, people, and the magic at war. Now, on ... (more)
Raymond Elias Feist (born 1945, Los Angeles, California) is an American author, mostly specialising in fantasy fiction.
Feist was raised in Southern California. He was born with the surname Gonzales, before being adopted by Felix E. Feist.
He graduated with a B.A. in Communication Arts with Honors in 1977 from the University of California at San Diego. During that year Feist had some ideas for a novel about a boy who would be a magician. He wrote the novel two years later, and it was published in 1982.
Feist currently lives in San Diego with his children, where he collects fine wine, DVDs, and books on a variety of topics of personal interest: wine, biographies, history, and the history of American Professional ... (more)