Legends (book)

Legends (book)

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name = Legends
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author = Various
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country = United States
language = English
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genre = Fantasy
publisher = Tor Books
pub_date = 1998
media_type = Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
pages = 708 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-312-86787-5
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preceded_by =
followed_by = Legends II

"Legends" (1998) is a collection of "short novels" by a number of noteworthy fantasy authors, edited by Robert Silverberg. All the stories were original to the collection, and set in the authors' established fictional worlds.

Contents

*Stephen King: "The Little Sisters of Eluria" (The Dark Tower)
*Terry Goodkind: "Debt of Bones" (The Sword of Truth)
*Orson Scott Card: "Grinning Man" (The Tales of Alvin Maker)
*Robert Silverberg: "The Seventh Shrine" (Majipoor)
*Ursula K. Le Guin: "Dragonfly" (Earthsea)
*Raymond E. Feist: "The Wood Boy" (The Riftwar Saga)
*Terry Pratchett: "The Sea and Little Fishes" (Discworld)
*George R. R. Martin: "The Hedge Knight" (A Song of Ice and Fire)
*Tad Williams: "The Burning Man" (Memory, Sorrow and Thorn)
*Anne McCaffrey: "Runner of Pern" (Dragonriders of Pern)
*Robert Jordan: "The New Spring" (The Wheel of Time)

Editions

*A hardback edition was published by Voyager on October 5 1998 in the UK with ISBN 0-00-225666-5.
*A paperback edition was published by Voyager on June 7 1999 in the UK with ISBN 0-00-225667-3.

A re-release was published by Voyager in which Legends was split into two halves, both titled "Legends".
*"First book" ISBN 0-00-648393-3 - published on April 3 2000(?). A special overseas edition (same details) was issued in 1999.
*"Second book" ISBN 0-00-648394-1 - published on November 1 1999.

The first book contains: "The Little Sisters of Eluria", "Debt of Bones", "Grinning Man", "The Seventh Shrine", "Dragonfly", "The Wood Boy"The second book contains: "The Sea and Little Fishes", "The Hedge Knight", "The Burning Man", "Runner of Pern", "The New Spring"

Legends Vol. 3

In 1999 Tor Books decided to divide and re-release Legends in a three book series.
*"Legends Vol. 1" (1999) ISBN 0-812-56663-7 - "The Little Sisters of Eluria", "The Seventh Shrine", "Grinning Man", and "The Wood Boy"
*"Legends Vol. 2" (1999) ISBN 0-812-57523-7 - "Debt of Bones", "The Hedge Knight", and "Runner of Pern"
*"Legends Vol. 3" (2000) ISBN 0-812-56664-5 - "The New Spring", "Dragonfly", "The Burning Man", and "The Sea and Little Fishes"Legends Vol. 3" is not a new collection of stories but a part of book one.

ee also

*"Legends II"


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