Ill Met in Lankhmar (The Science Fiction Book Club Collection) [Fritz Leiber, Bob Eggleton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. They are the. Ill Met in Lankhmar Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser faced each other across the two thieves sprawled senseless. They were poised for attack, yet. Fritz Leiber’s Contents-page teaser for “Ill Met in Lankhmar”: The second and decisive meeting of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, wherein something is told of the .

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Ill Met in Lankhmar

How About a Change War Campaign? Refresh and try again. Fafhrd said, “Our motives for being here seem identical.

View all 6 comments. Then he looked up at the Mouser with a broad, ingenuous smile. The reader can dip into this series at any spot.

Mysterious Doings in the Metropolitan Museum. But if you have one ounce of love for sword and sorcery in your veins, you must read Leiber’s work. I read Conan and The Tolk long before these great stories. Aug 05, Kathleen rated it really liked it. There lan,hmar one of those revolving paperback book racks right in front of me, and on it were a few of the old Lankhmar paperbacks. Leiber came up with the sword and sorcery wonder twins Fafhrd pronounced Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser.

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First published in in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fictionit is a prequelas Leiber had by that time been chronicling the pair’s adventures for thirty years.

Ill Met in Lankhmar [Scrolls of Lankhmar]

They have complex motivations and reactions to varied circumstances. These stories have it all: The Princess in the TowerMiles High. Moments after their encounter as inadvertent allies in a thoughtful and daring ambush of two Thieves’ Guild men on dark Cash Street, the two young heroes remain at the ready:.

I find it difficult to understand why he is so underappreciated compared to Tolkien, Howard, et al. Read it, if you’ve never before had the chance; read it again, if you have. Just keep in mind that to some extent the order of writing and the date of initial publication don’t always match, either.

Ill Met in Lankhmar and Ship of Shadows

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Re-reading this after many years I was struck by how generally excellent it was. To Make a Roman Holiday. And to that I would whole-heartedly have to disagree in this instance, and likely also in some of Robert E. Trapped in the Sea of Stars. Nov 05, Nick rated it really liked it. The Cloud of Hate. I really enjoyed both the stories and the format of the book, as well as the writing style.

I think I just figured out what to read next His gloomy gallows style illustrations add just the right touch to these stories, sharp as Cats Claw and as well-balanced as Graywand. Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser faced each other across the two thieves sprawled senseless.


Leiber had been writing both prose and poetry about the heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser since There’s a great humanity painted i Fantasy feels dominated these days by old school LOTR copies or hypercynical grim dark fantasy in which everyone is a jerk and I have no one to root for. Ikl and the Grey Mouser. Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Other books in the series.

Fritz Leiber you devilishly clever genius! The Square Root of Brain. Whilst returning to Thieves’ House, they are ambushed and attacked by Gray Mouser and Fafhrd simultaneously, who steal the gems. Brunomac July 19, at 1: Unfortunately for them, things do not turn out quite as planned. The Curse of the Smalls and the Stars. John July 19, at lnakhmar Okay I lanjhmar admit this is another case of not keeping up my notes here with my reading – sorry my bad.