The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy

The definitive illustrated guide

Edited by David Pringle andTim Dedopulos
AUD $49.99
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A detailed look at every aspect of modern fantasy, including detailed entries on books, films, TV and creators, as well as the greatest fantasy characters and worlds.

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.

Author bio:

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.

Category: Literature & literary studies
ISBN: 9781787393202
Table Of Contents: Foreword - Introduction - Types of Fantasy - Fantasy Cinema - Fantasy Television - Who's Who of Fantasy - Fantasy Games - Fantasy Worlds - Glossary.
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub Date: November 2021
Page Extent: 304
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Literature & literary studies