Reave the Just and Other Tales, Donaldson, Stephen R.

Reave the Just and Other Tales

Authors: Donaldson, Stephen R.
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC009000, FIC009020, FIC009040
ISBN: 9781101637517, Related ISBNs: 0425257037, 110163751X, 9780425257036, 9781101637517
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 416
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Stephen R. Donaldson's unique talents have placed his work alongside that of J.R.R. Tolkien and established him as a writer with the rare ability to expand readers' imaginations. Now he presents a magnificent new collection of eight stories and novellas--three of which have never before been published.

This outstanding volume commences with the fablelike title story, "Reave the Just," which highlights one of Donaldson's favorite themes: the individual's power to overcome adversity. This collection also introduces the morbid, soul-taking hero of "Penance," the mysterious beggar woman in the dark fairy tale "The Woman Who Loved Pigs," and the pampered antihero forced to make a choice between virtue and vice in "The Djinn Who Watches Over the Accursed."

Boasting exotic settings and suspense fueled by sudden plot twists, Reave the Just and Other Tales is a testament to Stephen R. Donaldson's talent to spin unforgettably spellbinding stories, and the astonishing scope of his mastery of magic and myth.

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