By Randall Garrett
In a world where the Plantagenets never fell, Lord Darcy is Chief Investigator for the Duke of Normandy ...
Welcome to a world where the Plantagenet kings survived, the laws of magic were discovered and the physical sciences never pursued. In the resulting Anglo-French Empire, a detective like Lord Darcy needs more than a keen mind and an observant eye. Luckily, Darcy can call on the aid of Master Sean O'Lochlainn, forensic sorcerer.
This omnibus contains all of the Lord Darcy stories as well as the only Lord Darcy novel, TOO MANY MAGICIANS, and has a new introduction by Michael Dirda.
Randall Garrett was an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was a prolific contributor to ASTOUNDING and other science fiction magazines of the 1950s and 1960s, and acted as mentor to a young Robert Silverberg. He is best known for his innovative Lord Darcy stories, which take place in an alternate version of our world where the Plantagenet dynasty never fell. He was married to fellow novelist Vicki Ann Heydron, with whom he wrote the Gandalara Cycle of fantasy books.
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13 Mar 2014
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