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The Inheritance and Other Stories, Robin Hobb & Megan Lindholm

Author Name    Robin Hobb & Megan Lindholm

Title   The Inheritance and Other Stories

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Jacket Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   Burton, Michigan Subterranean Press 2011

ISBN Number    1596064382 / 9781596064386

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   000106

As new book in an as new dust jacket. Book is unread. Dust jacket has a very minor bump on the top at the binding, you will be very hard pressed to find anything else wrong. Signed by both authors, number 624 and 961 out of 1000. **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** About the book: Megan Lindholm (Wizard of the Pigeons) writes tightly constructed SF and fantasy with a distinctly contemporary feel. Robin Hobb (Assassin's Quest) writes sprawling, multi-volume fantasies set in imaginary realms. These two writers, apparently so different, are, of course, the same person, each reflecting an aspect of a single multifaceted imagination. Inheritance gathers the best of Hobb and Lindholm's shorter fiction into one irreplaceable volume containing ten stories and novellas (seven by Lindholm, three by Hobb), together with a revealing introduction and extensive, highly readable story notes. The Lindholm section leads off with the Hugo and Nebula-nominated novella 'A Touch of Lavender,' a powerful account of love, music, poverty, and addiction set against an extended encounter between human and alien societies. Other memorable entries include 'Cut,' a reflection on the complex consequences of freedom, and the newly published 'Drum Machine,' an equally absorbing meditation on the chaotic nature of the creative impulse. Two of Robin Hobb's contributions revisit the world of her popular Live Traders series. 'Homecoming' enlarges the earlier history of those novels through the journal entries of Lady Carillion Carrock, while 'The Inheritance' concerns a disenfranchised young woman who comes to understand the true nature of her grandmother's legacy. And in 'Cat's Meat,' a long and wonderful story written expressly for this collection, an embattled single mother reclaims her life with the help of a gifted--and utterly ruthless--cat. Inheritance offers the best of two separate but related fictional worlds. Whatever their differences, the Hobb and Lindholm stories have certain crucial elements in common: their intelligence, their attention to detail, and their instant, almost effortless accessibility. Together, these beautifully crafted tales constitute a unique and important collection that offers both offers both intellectual pleasure and pure narrative excitement on virtually every page.

Signed, Fiction, fantasy-general

Price = 48.00 USD



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