Steven Erikson





Steven Erikson

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in Toronto, Canada
October 07, 1959

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Steven Erikson is the pseudonym of Steve Rune Lundin, a Canadian novelist, who was educated and trained as both an archaeologist and anthropologist. His best-known work is the on-going series, the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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. . . so you have found me and would know the tale. When a poet speaks of truth to another poet, what hope has truth? Let me ask this, then. Does one find memory in invention? Or will you find invention in memory? Which bows in servitude before the other? Will the measure of greatness be weighed solely in the details? Perhaps so, if details make up the full weft of the world, if themes...

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Gardens of the Moon (The Ma...
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Deadhouse Gates (The Malaza...
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Memories of Ice (Malazan Bo...
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House of Chains (The Malaza...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 16,751 ratings — published 2002 — 30 editions
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The Bonehunters (Malazan Bo...
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Midnight Tides (Malazan Boo...
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Toll the Hounds (Malazan Bo...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 10,075 ratings — published 2008 — 21 editions
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Reaper's Gale (Malazan Book...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 10,049 ratings — published 2007 — 25 editions
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The Crippled God (The Malaz...
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Dust of Dreams (Malazan Boo...
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Upcoming Events

Steven Erikson at Kepler's Books
Author appearance, November 15, 2014 05:00PM
Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA, US

http://www.keplers.com/event/sci-fifantasy-day
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Steven Erikson at Borderlands Books
Author appearance, November 16, 2014 03:00PM
Borderlands Books, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA, US

http://www.borderlands-books.com/
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Steven Erikson at Mysterious Galaxy
Author appearance, November 17, 2014 07:30PM
Mysterious Galaxy, 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Suite #302, San Diego, CA, US

http://www.mystgalaxy.com/
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“Kallor shrugged. '[...] I have walked this land when the T'lan Imass were but children. I have commanded armies a hundred thousand strong. I have spread the fire of my wrath across entire continents, and sat alone upon tall thrones. Do you grasp the meaning of this?'

'Yes,' [said Caladan Brood.] 'You never learn.”
Steven Erikson, Memories of Ice

“Children are dying."
Lull nodded. "That's a succinct summary of humankind, I'd say. Who needs tomes and volumes of history? Children are dying. The injustices of the world hide in those three words.”
Steven Erikson, Deadhouse Gates

“Tell me, Tool, what dominates your thoughts?'
The Imass shrugged before replying.
'I think of futility, Adjunct.'
'Do all Imass think about futility?'
'No. Few think at all.'
'Why is that?'
The Imass leaned his head to one side and regarded her.
'Because Adjunct, it is futile.”
Steven Erikson, Gardens of the Moon

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APRIL FANTASY: This poll decides which two books will go on to the run-off poll for the April 2014 Fantasy Book-of-the-month.

 
  23 votes, 29.9%

 
  21 votes, 27.3%

 
  12 votes, 15.6%

 
  8 votes, 10.4%

 
  7 votes, 9.1%

 
  3 votes, 3.9%

 
  3 votes, 3.9%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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