Thieves World

Thieves World This Is The 4th Ace Printing.Cover Artist Walter VelezThey All Play The Part Of Hero, They Are All Powerful On A Stage That Is Ruled By The One That You Talk To Or The One You Believe Thieves World Is What Resulted When The World S Top Science Fiction And Fantasy Writers Got Together To Create The Amazing New World Of Sanctuary, Where You Mix And Mingle With Lythal The Star Browed His Magic Is Questionable, His Sword Play Is Not Jubal Ex Gladiator And Slave, Now A Respected Citizen He Made His Money Selling Slaves One Thumb The Crooked Bartender At The Vulgar Unicorn And Even Fantastic Characters Lynn Abbey, Poul Anderson, Robert Asprin, John Brunner, Joe Haldeman And Andrew J Offutt Have Dreamed Up A World Of Wonders A Fabulous Reading Adventure Contents Introduction Robert Asprin Sentences Of Death John Brunner The Face Of Chaos Lynn Abbey The Gate Of Flying Knives Poul Anderson Shadowspawn Andrew Offutt The Price Of Doing Business Robert Asprin Blood Brothers Joe Haldeman Myrtis Christine DeWees The Secret Of The Blue Star Marion Zimmer Bradley The Making Of Thieves World Robert Asprin Shared World anthologies What a brilliant idea The concept was that a setting would be provided and some basic rules set down, such as no killing another author s character without permission And then recruit some top notch writers to come and play.This book still has a nice fat place on my shelf. I read all Aspirin s MYTH series when I was a kid and was a big fan I saw this in used bookstore and grabbed it to check out one of hisadult written books Surprisingly good, my type of spec fantasy book, packed with creative miniplots and ideas, not wordily written, sparse and minimalistic and then on to the next creative concept, situation, or character.Also, I wonder if maybe this series was farinfluential than I know of Seems like it spawned several spin offs and I even see som I read all Aspirin s MYTH series when I was a kid and was a big fan I saw this in used bookstore and grabbed it to check out one of hisadult written books Surprisingly good, my type of spec fantasy book, packed with creative miniplots and ideas, not wordily written, sparse and minimalistic and then on to the next creative concept, situation, or character.Also, I wonder if maybe this series was farinfluential than I know of Seems like it spawned several spin offs and I eve
I m no longer updating my books read on the commute count with every single post I may periodically do it on nice round numbers Or not We ll see Thieves World is a book I ve been meaning to read for ages It s an anthology of fantasy short stories edited by Robert Asprin, who wrote a series of books informally known as the Myth books they were comedies about a demon named Aahz and a sorcerer s apprentice named Skeeve and the books titles all had puns in them Another Fine Myth , Myth I m no longer updating my books read on the commute count with every single post I may periodically do it on nice round numbers Or not We ll see Thieves World is a book I ve been meaning to read for ages It s an anthology of fantasy short stories edited b
Thieves World 1979 , the anthology edited by Robert Asprin, was one of the THE primary darlings of the early 1980s This shared world anthology kicked off the entire idea of a shared world, and deserves a place in the history books just for that.But was it really that good No, but it was fun and it caught the imagination of the public, and that s all that s really required for a hit Given the option between being good and selling books, this anthology sold books, and that makes is pretty good Thieves World 1979 , the anthology edited by Robert Asprin, was one of the THE primary darlings of the early 1980s This shared world anthology kicked off the entire idea of a shared world, and deserves a place in the history books just for that.But was it really that good No, but it was fun and it caught the imagination of the public, and that s all that s really required for a hit Given the option between being good and selling boo
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This is one that I picked up from a lawn sale some unspecified number of years ago, and then found myself loathe to read because it just looked so old I m always wary of the older works, as they tend to slap me upside the head with unpleasantness like sexismoften than thecurrent stuff Thankfully, this actually was something of a pleasant surprise For those who don t know, Thieves World is a shared world, in which different authors create their own characters and write stories abo This is one that I picked up from a lawn sale some unspecified number of years ago, and then found myself loathe to read because it just looked so old I m always wary of the older works, as they tend to slap me upside the head with unpleasantness like sexismoften than thecurrent stuff Thankfully, this actually was something of a pleasant surprise For those who don t know, Thieves World is a shared world, in which different authors create their own characters and write stories about said characters Authors can use each other s characters, but they can t kill them, and I believe that the cre
, . This is the first shared world anthology I ve ever read back in the late 1970 s, it may be the first ever published, lots followed like Wild Cards and Merovingen Nights two of my favorites My favorite stories from this first volume are Poul Anderson and Marion Zimmer Bradley, my favorite character is the thief Shadowspawn by Andrew Offutt who went on to write a standalone novel Shadowspawn.This one paragraph from Anderon s story saysabout the series then 10,000 words from myself could eve This is the first shared world anthology I ve ever read back in the late 1970 s, it may be the first ever published, lots followed like Wild Cards and Merovingen Nights two of my favorites My favorite stories from this first volume are Poul Anderson and Marion Zimmer Bradley, my favorite character is the thief Shadowspawn by Andrew Offutt who went on to write a standalone novel Shadowspawn.This one paragraph from Anderon s story saysabout the series then 10,000 words from myself could ever say Beneath a westering sun, the bazaar surged and clamoured Merchants, artisans, porters, servants, slaves, wives, nomads, courtesans, entertainers, beggars, thieves, gamblers, magicians, acolytes, soldiers, and who knew what else mingled, chattered, chaffered, quarrelled, plotted, sang, played games, drank, ate, and who knew what else Horsemen, camel drivers, waggoners pushed through, raising waves of curses Music tinkled and tweedled from wine shops Ve
While this series is slightly dated, it s important to remember that this is where the whole shared universe concept started I ll admit that Thieves World is less sophisticated than the Wild Cards series or the Ring of Fire books, but it s still good storytelling The world was also much grittier than many of the other fantasy universes preceding it It s been a long time since I ve read TW, but it generally holds up pretty well I enjoyed Brunner s tale of magic and revenge Sentences of De While this series is slightly dated, it s important to remember that this is where the whole shared universe concept started I ll admit that Thieves World is less sophisticated than the Wild Cards series or the Ring of Fire books, but it s still good storytelling The world was also much grittier than many of the other fantasy universes preceding it It s been a long time since I ve read TW, but it generally holds up pretty well I enjoyed Brunner s tale of magic and revenge Sentences of Death , and, of course the first tales centering on Hanse Shadowspawn Shadowspawn and Jubal The Price of Doing Business Reading this series out of order 2,3, and THEN 1 , I had forgotten what a huge bastard One Thumb was in his first appearance in he series I mean, seriously, he s a monster even compared to many of the other villains in Sanctuary Poul Anderson s Gate of the Flying Knives was OK, but if felt a little old school sword and sorcery where there is heroism, magic and swordpl
This concept is just so enjoyable Take a bunch of talented fantasy writers and give them a common world to play in They can use each other s characters, touch on the same events from different perspectives, whatever.This first volume does a good job setting up that concept and delivering a solid collection of stories For any old school DD players, this has that kind of ambiance a run down city on the neglected fringes of an empire, populated, by thieves, rogues, priests, harlots, and ma This concept is just so enjoyable Take a bunch of talented fantasy writers and give them a common

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 308 pages
  • Thieves World
  • Robert Lynn Asprin
  • English
  • 08 June 2018
  • 0441805787