The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy
Random House Australia, 2007 - Fantasy fiction - 304 pages
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy is written by a team of experts and provides an extensive survey of the whole genre. It is packed with fascinating words, illustrations and photographs covering every aspect of this eternally popular genre. It is the essential reference for fantasy fans everywhere and covers: * the development of fantasy stories from earliest times to the present day * the most influential fantasy films and television series, teleplays and movies * the major fantasy authors and their major works, themes and influences * the world of gaming fantasy including computer games, role-playing games, trading card games, board games and game books. * the most enduring fantasy universes, including J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth, Robert Jordan's World of the Wheel, Terry Pratchett's Discworld and C.S. Lewis' Narnia.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JapaG - LibraryThing
This book is not "ultimate", nor is it "encyclopedia", but it definitely represents different aspects of fantasy. It has sections on: - The different types of fantasy (interesting, but not by any ... Read full review