Fantasy is one of the most visible genres in popular culture - we see the creation of magical and imagined worlds and characters in every type of media, with very strong fan bases in tow. This latest guide in the successful Bloomsbury Must-Read series covers work from a wide range of authors: Tolkien, Philip Pullman, Terry Pratchett, Michael Moorcock, Rudyard Kipling and C.S Lewis to very contemporary writers such as Garth Nix and Steven Erikson. If you want to expand your range of reading or deepen your understanding of this genre, this is the best place to start.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 124 g
Dimensions: 145 x 105 x 15 mm
'The selections are both diverse and a good mix between the obvious and the less so. An informed and stocking-friendly book like this is enjoyable and entirely welcome.' Totalscifionline.com (September 2009) '...an extremely helpful introduction.' Good Book Guide (December 2009) 'I really can't recommend this book too highly for anyone who wants to explore the world of The Fantastical and is looking for a knowledgeable and dependable guide (9.9/10)' Moorcock's Multiverse, multiverse.org (September 2009)