Friday, July 30, 2010

Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks Meme

We did this with the Science Fiction Masterworks and this Fantasy version was knacked specifically from the Mad Hatter. The standard instructions for memes like this is to bold books one has read, italicize books one owns but hasn't read yet, and strikethrough books one violently disagrees with.

  1. The Book of the New Sun, Volume 1: Shadow and Claw - Gene Wolfe
  2. Time and the Gods - Lord Dunsany
  3. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
  4. Tales of the Dying Earth - Jack Vance
  5. Little, Big - John Crowley (I hated this book, but understand many, many people adore it)
  6. The Chronicles of Amber - Roger Zelazny
  7. Viriconium - M. John Harrison (It isn’t so much that I didn’t like the book, I just felt very meh towards it and don’t get why it is held in such reverence)
  8. The Conan Chronicles, Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle - Robert E. Howard (Read in the Del Rey reprints of the Wandering Star volumes)
  9. The Land of Laughs - Jonathan Carroll
  10. The Compleat Enchanter: The Magical Misadventures of Harold Shea - L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
  11. Lud-in-the-Mist - Hope Mirrlees
  12. The Book of the New Sun, Volume 2: Sword and Citadel - Gene Wolfe
  13. Fevre Dream - George R. R. Martin
  14. Beauty - Sheri S. Tepper
  15. The King of Elfland's Daughter - Lord Dunsany
  16. The Conan Chronicles, Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon - Robert E. Howard (Read in the Del Rey reprints of the Wandering Star volumes)
  17. Elric - Michael Moorcock (Read in both the SFBC omnibus and in the White Wolf Eternal Champion ominbus series)
  18. The First Book of Lankhmar - Fritz Leiber (Read in the SFBC omnibus edition The Three of Swords)
  19. Riddle-Master - Patricia A. McKillip (Read in the Ace omnibus edition)
  20. Time and Again - Jack Finney
  21. Mistress of Mistresses - E.R. Eddison
  22. Gloriana or the Unfulfill'd Queen - Michael Moorcock
  23. The Well of the Unicorn - Fletcher Pratt
  24. The Second Book of Lankhmar - Fritz Leiber
  25. Voice of Our Shadow - Jonathan Carroll
  26. The Emperor of Dreams - Clark Ashton Smith
  27. Lyonesse I: Suldrun's Garden - Jack Vance
  28. Peace - Gene Wolfe
  29. The Dragon Waiting - John M. Ford
  30. Corum: The Prince in the Scarlet Robe - Michael Moorcock (Read in the White Wolf Eternal Champion ominbus series)
  31. Black Gods and Scarlet Dreams - C.L. Moore I read this in an old copy entitled Jirel of Joiry
  32. The Broken Sword - Poul Anderson
  33. The House on the Borderland and Other Novels - William Hope Hodgson
  34. The Drawing of the Dark - Tim Powers (What’s not to love when a major plot element is beer!?)
  35. Lyonesse II and III: The Green Pearl and Madouc - Jack Vance
  36. The History of Runestaff - Michael Moorcock (Perhaps one of, if not my favorite incarnations of Moorcock’s Eternal Champions-Read in the Eternal Champion ominbus series)
  37. A Voyage to Arcturus - David Lindsay
  38. Darker Than You Think - Jack Williamson
  39. The Mabinogion - Evangeline Walton
  40. Three Hearts & Three Lions - Poul Anderson
  41. Grendel - John Gardner
  42. The Iron Dragon's Daughter - Michael Swanwick
  43. WAS - Geoff Ryman
  44. Song of Kali - Dan Simmons
  45. Replay - Ken Grimwood
  46. Sea Kings of Mars and Other Worldly Stories - Leigh Brackett
  47. The Anubis Gates - Tim Powers
  48. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld - Patricia A. McKillip
  49. Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury
  50. The Mark of the Beast and Other Fantastical Tales - Rudyard Kipling

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