The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy

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David Pringle
Carlton, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 304 pages
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.

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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

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About the author (2006)

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.

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