L. Sprague de Camp

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L. Sprague de Camp


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
November 27, 1907

Died
November 06, 2000

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Lyon Sprague de Camp, (Pseudonym: Lyman R. Lyon) was an American science fiction and fantasy author and biographer. In a writing career spanning fifty years he wrote over one hundred books, including novels and notable works of nonfiction, such as biographies of other important fantasy authors. He was widely regarded as an imaginative and innovative writer and was an important figure in the heyday of science fiction, from the late 1930s through the late 1940s. ...more

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Lest Darkness Fall

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The Compleat Enchanter

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Conan of Aquilonia

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Conan the Barbarian

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The Incompleat Enchanter

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Conan and the Spider God (B...

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Conan the Swordsman

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Conan the Liberator

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“You don't like the Goths?"
"No! Not with the persecution we have to put up with!"
"Persecution?"
"Religious persecution. We won't stand for it forever."
"I thought the Goths let everybody worship as they pleased."
"That's just it! We Orthodox are forced to stand around and watch Arians and Monophysites and Nestorians and Jews going about their business unmolested, as if they owned the country. If that isn't persecution, I'd like to know what is!”
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“There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just learned that his brain child is a deformed idiot.”
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“There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot.”
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