Tanith Lee





Tanith Lee

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in London, The United Kingdom
September 19, 1947

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Tanith Lee is a British writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. She is the author of 77 novels, 14 collections, and almost 300 short stories. She has also written four radio plays broadcast by the BBC and two scripts for the UK, science fiction, cult television series "Blake's 7."
Before becoming a full time writer, Lee worked as a file clerk, an assistant librarian, a shop assistant, and a waitress.
Her first short story, "Eustace," was published in 1968, and her first novel (for children) The Dragon Hoard was published in 1971.
Her career took off in 1975 with the acceptance by Daw Books USA of her adult fantasy epic The Birthgrave for publication as a mass-market paperback, and Lee has since maintained a prolific output in popular
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“I hate the way, once you start to know someone, care about them, their behavior can distress you, even when it's unreasonable and not your fault, even if you were really trying to be careful, tactful.”
Tanith Lee, Wolf Star

“A rose by any other name
Would get the blame
For being what it is--
The colour of a kiss,
The shadow of a flame.

A rose may earn another name,
So call it love;
So call it love I will,
And love is like the sea,
Which changes constantly,
And yet is still
The same.”
Tanith Lee, The Silver Metal Lover
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“Are not all loves secretly the same? A hundred flowers sprung from a single root.”
Tanith Lee, Delirium's Mistress

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Black Jewell by Anne Bishop
Corean Chronicles by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
Deverry by Katharine Kerr
Tales of the Flat Earth by Tanith Lee
Fortress by C.J. Cherryh
Inda by Sherwood Smith
Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist
Malazon Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson
Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Riyria Revelations by Michael J. Sullivan
Saga of Recluce by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
Windrose Chronicles by Barbara Hambly

* As of 11:59 pm Wed 12 Jan 2011.

Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist
 
  11 votes 21.2%

Malazon Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson
 
  10 votes 19.2%

Black Jewell by Anne Bishop
 
  7 votes 13.5%

Fortress by C.J. Cherryh
 
  5 votes 9.6%

Riyria Revelations by Michael Sullivan
 
  4 votes 7.7%

Inda by Sherwood Smith
 
  4 votes 7.7%

Saga of Recluce by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
 
  3 votes 5.8%

Tales of the Flat Earth by Tanith Lee
 
  3 votes 5.8%

Windrose Chronicles by Barbara Hambly
 
  3 votes 5.8%

Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
 
  1 vote 1.9%

Deverry by Katherine Kerr
 
  1 vote 1.9%

Corean Chronicles by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
 
  0 votes 0.0%

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