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Diary in the Snow. The Eyes of Goromosh. High that I started reading them. The Second Book of Fritz Leiber. One Station of the Way. Rob and Greg are fans see their reviews and I tend to enjoy what they enjoy even though they have Y chromosomes and lxnkhmar like those covers.

Ill Met in Lankhmar – Fritz Leiber

The Thieves’ Guild of Lankhmar does not appreciate lannkhmar made on look foolish, not once but twice by the same freelancers and, with the help of a sorcerer in the employ of its guildmaster, exact revenge upon the pair, a revenge that in turn pushes them to the brink and forever forges the bonds of friendship between them. A Defense of Werewolves.


One murky night in LankhmarFissif and Slevyas, members of the Thieves’ Guild, steal valuable jewels from Jengao the gem merchant.

I wish they were as well known as Tolkien’s novels or Robert E.

The Mind Spider and Other Stories. That’s not true of “Ill Met in Lankhmar,” which, if anything, feels even truer to these characters than some of Leiber’s lan,hmar efforts. The Lords of Quarmall. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sometimes it seems like he’s been forgotten. This story chronologically follows their separate introductions in ” The Snow Women ” and “The Unholy Grail”, respectively.

I thought it was about time I got round to reading them and a little bit of heroic fantasy never hurts unless you drop the hardback on your foot, there are some weight tombs out there but thats another story.

Their adventures are usually not so heroic.

Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. I think I’ve read most of Fritz’s books and found them quite enjoyable – throuout the 70s. Lankhmar City of Adventure.

Ill Met in Lankhmar and Ship of Shadows

The tone strikes just the right balance between funny and serious, not straying too far toward silliness or darkness, though both elements can be found threaded throughout these tales. It’s hard to seem original when everyone who’s followed has copied your styles, customs, and tropes.

This tale reminded me of my younger drinking and cavorting ilk. Welleran July 19, at 5: Want to Read saving….


I find it difficult to understand why he is so underappreciated compared to Tolkien, Howard, et al. The Night of the Wolf. Just as a side note for James When the Change-Winds Blow. The author, Fritz Leiber was a man of many talents, including acting.

On a side note, Leiber sticks with earlier notions of sorcery, established by Howard and others, that magic is not something you really want to dabble in unless you absolutely have to.

Then he looked lanknmar at the Mouser with a broad, ingenuous smile.

Ironically Fritz Leiber’s desire to create more realistic character meant that the faired better with them so much so there have been many copies, homages and pastiches created as one article commented you can see where a fair part of Ank-Morepork came from.

I swear that, witness me, Kos the god of dooms, by the brown bones of Nalgron my father and by his sword Graywand here at my side! The Book of Fritz Leiber.