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Throwing caution to the dogs, fans of Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger, the League of Extraordinary 11 100 MUST-READ FANTASY NOVELS Gentlemen and Time After Time should all delve into this nuttiest of steampunk fantasies. W. Jeter (see 100 Must-Read Science Fiction Novels), Blaylock, together with his fellow Californian dreamers, has perhaps done more to reinvigorate Victorian London for readers than any British authors. An English teacher, tropical fish hobbyist and amateur carpenter, Blaylock is a reminder that, sometimes, unbounded imagination for its own sake is enough.
He has also written works for TV and the movies, including the teleplay for one of the best known episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the screenplay for the 1978 animated version of The 9 100 MUST-READ FANTASY NOVELS Lord of the Rings. However his most famous work by far is The Last Unicorn, a novel that, forty years after it was first published, still regularly appears in lists of the best fantasy fiction of all time. The book opens in a forest where a unicorn overhears two hunters talking.
But a vengeful Witch has plans for the changeling Valgard, a clandestine cuckoo in the nest of his human family, plans that involve his becoming Troll champion. When Skafloc and Valgard clash, there is a tempest such as the world has never known. Only one of these pawns is destined to transcend his fate by ending their enmity and mending the broken sword. An acknowledged and massive influence upon >> Moorcock’s Elric stories with its bleak Euro-centric romanticism, cursed armoury and 4 CLIVE BARKER unwitting brother–sister incest, this is the most authentically Nordic heroic fantasy novel of modern times, outstripping even >> Howard’s Conan in its berserker fury.
100 Must-Read Fantasy Novels by Nick Rennison, Stephen E. Andrews