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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy

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by Terry Pratchett
     
 
With a foreword by Terry Pratchett, this essential reference has been revised and updated for 2008. Lavishly illustrated and expertly informed it details everything the novice needs to know about the genre and everything the well-read fan is calling out for. This encyclopedia divulges just what constitutes fantasy and where the parameters lie, and celebrates the

Overview

With a foreword by Terry Pratchett, this essential reference has been revised and updated for 2008. Lavishly illustrated and expertly informed it details everything the novice needs to know about the genre and everything the well-read fan is calling out for. This encyclopedia divulges just what constitutes fantasy and where the parameters lie, and celebrates the finest and lesser-known works that make up the genre, be they books, movies, television shows or iconic images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847320735
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

David Pringle is editor and publisher of the quarterly fiction magazine "Interzone" and librarian at the Brighton College of Technology. He has edited two "Interzone" anthologies and written one previous book, "Science Fiction: The Best 100 Novels."

Terry Pratchett's novels have sold more than fifty-five million (give or take a few million) copies worldwide. He lives in England. As many of you know, beloved house author Terry Pratchett has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's Disease. Terry has become active in fundraising efforts to support Alzheimer's research.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1948
Place of Birth:
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
Education:
Four honorary degrees in literature from the universities of Portsmouth, Bristol, Bath and Warwick

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