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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy

The Definitive Illustrated Guide

Tim Dedopulos David Pringle Terry Pratchett Ben Aaronovitch



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Welbeck Publishing Group
02 November 2021
This essential reference book details everything the novice needs to know about the genre and everything the well-read fan is calling out for. Lavishly illustrated and expertly informed, it is edited by Tim Dedopulos and David Pringle, editor and co-founder of the internationally acclaimed Interzone magazine, and features forewords by legendary authors Terry Pratchett and Ben Aaronovitch. They have assembled a team of expert contributors to compile a visually stunning, informative and fascinating guide to the world of fantasy, from its origins and early trailblazers to the cultural phenomena of today's mega fantasy properties.
Foreword by:   Terry Pratchett, Ben Aaronovitch
Edited by:   Tim Dedopulos, David Pringle
Imprint:   Welbeck Publishing Group
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 230mm, 
ISBN:   9781787393202
ISBN 10:   1787393208
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   02 November 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword - Introduction - Types of Fantasy - Fantasy Cinema - Fantasy Television - Who's Who of Fantasy - Fantasy Games - Fantasy Worlds - Glossary.

Tim Dedopulos is an author, puzzle setter and editor. He worked for Wizards of the Coast and White Wolf, and has written role-playing games and fiction. A passionate fan of fantasy in all its forms, he lives in central London.David Pringle is best known as the editor, publisher and co-founder ofInterzone, the Hugo award-winning fantasy and science fiction magazine. He has also written several fantasy and science fiction studies, includingImaginary People: A Who's Who of Fictional Characters from the 18th Century to the Present Day,The St James Guide to Fantasy Writers,Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 1946-1987 andScience Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984.

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