James Enge





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James Enge is the pseudonym of James M. Pfundstein, an American fantasy and sword and sorcery author. His best known work is the ongoing Morlock the Maker series. His first novel in the series, Blood of Ambrose, was nominated for the World Fantasy Award in 2010. His newest series, A Tournament of Shadows, tells the origin story of his famous character Morlock Ambrosius.

James M. Pfundstein has a PhD from the University of Minnesota and is a lecturer at Bowling Green State University in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies. He is represented by the Onyxhawke Agency.


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What is the proper setting for heroic fantasy? Sometimes it seems that the Heroic Age is like the Golden Age of Science Fiction: twelve (according to the now-elderly wisecrack).

Anyway, it is widely agreed that heroic fantasy is set in some age before we learned that "digital watches were a pretty neat idea", a period frequently described as the Middle Ages.

And this is almost perfectly dumb.



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Average rating: 3.64 · 1,729 ratings · 251 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Blood of Ambrose (Morlock A...
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 462 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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The Wolf Age (Morlock Ambro...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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This Crooked Way (Morlock A...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Travellers' Rest (Morlock A...
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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A Guile of Dragons (A Tourn...
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Wrath-Bearing Tree (A Tourn...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Wolf Age, The
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010
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The Wide World's End (A Tou...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — expected publication 2014
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 634 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Return of the Sword
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Blood of Ambrose This Crooked Way The Wolf Age
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3.593103448275862 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 145 ratings

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