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Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy Volume 1 (Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy #1)

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Part of the BAF series.

Contents
• vii • Four Worlds of Wonder • essay by Lin Carter
• 5 • Wall of Serpents • [Incomplete Enchanter • 4] • novella by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt (variant of The Wall of Serpents 1953)
• 93 • The Kingdom of the Dwarfs • novella by Anatole France (trans. of Abeille 1883)
• 169 • The Maker of Moons • (1896) • novella by Robert W. Cham
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Mass Market Paperback, 278 pages
Published 1972 by Ballantine
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Lin Carter's editorial genius is displayed once more; I thought this would be a mediocre book, something to while away the time that I needed to read before moving on to Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy Volume II. I was wrong and this may even be the superior collection out of the two entries into the series. In his introduction Carter explains that these novellas are not long enough to be published on their own, nor are they brief enough to be included in a collection of short stories. He ob ...more
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Linwood Vrooman Carter was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor and critic. He usually wrote as Lin Carter; known pseudonyms include H. P. Lowcraft (for an H. P. Lovecraft parody) and Grail Undwin.

Carter had a marked tendency toward self-promotion in his work, frequently citing his own writings in his nonfiction to illustrate points and almost always including at
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