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    • ISBN:9781473205512
    • Publication date:19 Mar 2015

Patricia McKillip SF Gateway Omnibus Volume Two

Song for the Basilisk, The Tower at Stony Wood, Od Magic

By Patricia A. McKillip

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From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the lyrical work of two-time WORLD FANTASY AWARD-winning author, Patricia A. McKillip, one of modern fantasy's most impressive and sophisticated voices.

Patricia A. McKillip is the author of a number of hugely acclaimed fantasies, including THE FORGOTTEN BEASTS OF ELD and OMBRIA IN SHADOW, both of which won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL, and THE RIDDLE-MASTER OF HED and its sequels, which have been compared to Gene Wolfe's epic BOOK OF THE NEW SUN. She has won the MYTHOPOEIC AWARD three times and in 2008 was given the WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT. This omnibus collects three of her later works: SONG FOR THE BASILISK, NEBULA-nominee THE TOWER AT STONY WOOD and the WORLD FANTASY AWARD-shortlisted OD MAGIC.

Biographical Notes

Patricia A. McKillip is the award-winning author of many fine fantasy novels, including WORLD FANTASY AWARD-winner THE FORGOTTEN BEASTS OF ELD, THE SORCERESS AND THE CYGNET, WINTER ROSE and SONG FOR THE BASILISK. She lives in Roxbury, New York.

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  • ISBN: 9781473205505
  • Publication date: 19 Mar 2015
  • Page count: 528
  • Imprint: Gateway
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