Robert Lynn Asprin


Born
in St. Johns, Michigan, The United States
June 28, 1946

Died
May 22, 2008

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Robert (Lynn) Asprin was born in 1946. While he wrote some stand alone novels such as Cold Cash War, Tambu and The Bug Wars and also the Duncan and Mallory Illustrated stories, Bob is best known for his series fantasy, such as the Myth Adventures of Aahz and Skeeve, the Phule’s Company novels and the Time Scout novels written with Linda Evans. He also edited the groundbreaking Thieves’ World anthology series with Lynn Abbey. Other collaborations include License Invoked (set in the French Quarter of New Orleans) and several Myth Adventures novels, all written with Jody Lynn Nye.

Bob’s final solo work was a contemporary fantasy series called Dragons, again set in New Orleans.

Bob passed away suddenly on May 22, 2008. He is survived by his daug
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Dragons Wild Dragons Luck Dragons Deal
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“When things are at their blackest, I say to myself, 'Cheer up, things could be worse.' And sure enough, they get worse.”
Robert Asprin, editor

“In times of crisis, it is of the utmost importance that one does not lose her head.
Marie Antoinette”
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“When old friends get together, everything else fades to insignificance."- War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death”
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Vote for the Nov-Dec Groupread theme. We'll have the top two themes, and they'll be based on names of authors and cover artists. Bonus street cred goes to folks who pick books that have both cover artists and author sharing names.

Michael: Anything by Michael Moorcock, or cover art by Michael Whelan. Any other Michael's are fair game too
 
  6 votes, 20.0%

William: How about some classics by William Hope Hodgson or William Morris?
 
  5 votes, 16.7%

Catherine: C.L. Moore or anything with a Catherine" Jeffrey Jones cover.
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

James; James Enge or James A. Moore would work
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

John: John Jakes plus John Duillo (artist on Conan of the Isles, Conan the Freebooter, Conan the Wanderer)
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

Charles:Charles R. Saunders or Charles Moll (did some Moorcock covers)
 
  2 votes, 6.7%

"Quillifer" by Walter Jon Williams (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 6.7%

 
  2 votes, 6.7%

Robert:
Robert Lynn Asprin or Robert E. Howard or Robert Gould (did some Elric/MM covers)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Raymond: Raymond E. Feist and Ray Bradbury and covers by Raymond Swanland
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Michael Whelan, and specifically with Brandon Sanderson (Stormlight Archeive) (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Raymond (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Jan: Janet E. Morris and C. J. Cherryh (J = Janice), and Janny Wurts
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Julie:J.V. Jones or Boris Vellejo's partner in art : Julie Bell
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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