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.
, Ben Aaronovitch
, David Pringle
Welbeck Publishing Group
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02 November 2021
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.