• Title: Swords Against Darkness II
  • Author: Andrew J. Offutt
  • ISBN: 9780890832936
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Swords Against Darkness II Call It What You Will essay by Andrew J Offutt Sword of Unbelief Witch World Universe novelette by Andre Norton The Changer of Names Ryre novelette by Ramsey Campbell The Dwelle
    7 Call It What You Will 1977 essay by Andrew J Offutt13 Sword of Unbelief Witch World Universe 1977 novelette by Andre Norton59 The Changer of Names Ryre 1977 novelette by Ramsey Campbell85 The Dweller in the Temple Kardios 1977 novelette by Manly Wade Wellman117 The Coming of Age in Zamora 1977 novelette by David M Har7 Call It What You Will 1977 essay by Andrew J Offutt13 Sword of Unbelief Witch World Universe 1977 novelette by Andre Norton59 The Changer of Names Ryre 1977 novelette by Ramsey Campbell85 The Dweller in the Temple Kardios 1977 novelette by Manly Wade Wellman117 The Coming of Age in Zamora 1977 novelette by David M Harris157 The Scroll of Thoth Simon of Gitta 1977 novelette by Richard L Tierney179 Odds Against the Gods novelette by Tanith Lee227 On Skellig Michael Bard 1977 shortstory by Keith Taylor as by Dennis More 247 Last Quest 1977 novelette by Andrew J Offuttt.

    One Reply to “Swords Against Darkness II”

    1. Another Ramsay Cambpell heroic fantasy story that is worth the price of admission by itself. This collection is weaker than the first one but still very fine.

    2. While not quite as strong overall as the first volume, this book still contains many fine stories, and an interesting mix of authors. The first is a Witch World story by Andre Norton, that I found had a fine atmosphere, but the plot was rather weak and uninspired, though their were many elements of interest for me in the world building, and many mysteries she opens up that I hope she solves in other Witch World stories. Ramsey Campbell's Ryre story in this volume is magnificent, and I look forwa [...]

    3. An excellent selection including fantasy adventures from the legendary Andre Norton, then newcomer Tanith Lee, plus Manly Wade Wellman and horror writer Ramsey Campbell. Unfortunately "Coming of Age in Zamora," while it has a great idea (King Conan becomes old, slow and fat) decides rape is just sooo funny—the protagonist grumbles that there was a time he'd have just raped this one woman but now that he's king he has to think about political repercussions so he can't rape her (he is, by the wa [...]

    4. A collection of short fantasy stories by some very excellent authors. While it has a somewhat sleazy/silly cover art, the best is in between the covers.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *