4 posts tagged with fantasy by mark k.
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Book: The Changeling

A modern take on the changeling legends from Victor LaValle, the author of the Hugo-nominated Ballad of Black Tom. [more inside]
posted by mark k on Feb 9, 2022 - 6 comments

Book: Swords in the Mist

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser discuss the tension between wage labor and freedom. Fafhrd finds religion. The Mouser tries his hand at career a in organized crime and gets bumped up into a supervisory role. They make a detour from Nehwon to explore the Levant. They see more of Ningauble's ocular organs than anyone should be comfortable with. [more inside]
posted by mark k on Jan 4, 2021 - 2 comments

Book: Swords and Deviltry

We learn the early history of the legendary fantasy pair: The reader is introduced to a young Fafhrd and a young, as yet untitled, Gray Mouser. Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser are introduced to each other. Everyone is introduced to the great city of Lankhmar. [more inside]
posted by mark k on Nov 29, 2020 - 10 comments

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser

Do people think there's a way to get an OK discussion of Fritz Lieber's Fafhrd/Mouser stories on FanFare? There are definitely problematic elements scattered through them that make me uncertain about even trying. [more inside]
posted by mark k on Oct 29, 2020 - 7 comments

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