The Best of Fritz Leiber

by Fritz Leiber

Publisher: Del Rey

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ISBN 100345283511
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And so we come to Fritz Leiber, in our continuing exploration of Lester del Rey’s Classic Library of Science Fiction series.. The Best of Fritz Leiber, published in , was the second in the line, following The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum and many of the authors who would follow him, Leiber was well known — even a star — to contemporary SF readers in , thanks. None of the earliest reviews of this book are about "Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories". Two are apparently of the 's "Best of Fritz Leiber". The third claims to be a review of "Selected Stories", but the contents are wrong. The contents of this book are: Smoke Ghost The Girl with the Hungry Eyes Coming Attraction A Pail of Air A Deskful of Girls/5(11). The Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser series began with Two Sought Adventure in , which was later expanded into Swords Against Death in Below is a list of Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order): Publication Order of Fafhrd and The Gray Mouser. Fritz Leiber “He was one of the giants of genre literature and it is hard to imagine the world of tales we read today being the same without him Fritz Leiber’s better short stories do the thing a fine whisky does they leave aftertastes in memory, an emotional residue and resonance that remains long after the final page has been.

  Any book that is less than wonderful would seem like a sad comedown after the small golden age of the Hugo awards between and . Fritz Leiber may be best known as a fantasy writer, but he published widely and successfully in the horror and science fiction fields. His fiction won the Hugo, Nebula, Derleth, Gandalf, Lovecraft, and World Fantasy Awards, and he was honored with the Life Achievement . In my last post I reviewed The Best of Stanley Weinbaum, the first volume in Del Rey’s Classic Science Fiction this one I’ll review the second in the series, The Best of Fritz Leiber (). The introduction was done by the excellent sci-fi/fantasy author Poul Anderson ().   Selections of his best short fiction include The Best of Fritz Leiber (coll ) edited by Angus Wells anonymously, The Worlds of Fritz Leiber (coll ), The Ghost Light (also noted above) and The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber (coll ) edited by Martin H Greenberg.

Fritz Leiber on Film. Being the son of a leading Shakespearean actor, and silent film star (Fritz Snr.), he made a few appearances in films himself, most notably in Camille alongside Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor, Fritz apparently stood in a hole because of his height! I also understand he appeared in a low-budget film called “Equinox” (also released on video as “The Beast”), in which. Fresh from its original appearance in a limited edition from small press Midnight House, this collection follows the acclaimed title, THE BLACK GONDOLIER AND OTHER STORIES and is also edited by John Pelan and Steve GHOST & OTHER APPARITIONS is a new collection of stories by Fritz Leiber. Assembled here is a selection of Mr. Leiber's best horrific tales, many of which are.

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Fritz Leiber is a legendary name in science fiction and fantasy, up there among the stars with the likes of Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke et al. I do not know whether the present book includes his best (since the author has endorsed it himself, it should), but it does have some fantastic stories.4/5.

Fritz Leiber's _The Best of Fritz Leiber_ () inevitably has had to have some limitations. Any one volume collection of Leiber's stories must do so. There are no Gray Mouser stories. And while there there is one straight modern supernatural horror tale-- "The Man Who Made Friends With Electricity"-- most of the 22 stories herein are science /5(3).

_The Best of Fritz Leiber_, published originally by Ballantine & Doubleday back intried to do a good job of selecting his "best" and most representative stories published in science fiction and science fantasy.

I would call the result a qualified success. I say this not because there's anything The Best of Fritz Leiber book with the stories selected.4/5(2). The Best of Fritz Leiber [Fritz Leiber] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3).

Fritz Leiber () was an American novelist of fantasy, horror and science fiction. In addition to being an author, Leiber was also a poet, actor, playwright, chess player and a champion fencer. He is considered to be one of the fathers of Sword and Sorcery fantasy, along with Robert E.

Howard and Michael Moorcock. Fritz Leiber has books on Goodreads with ratings. Fritz Leiber’s most popular book is Swords and Deviltry (Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser #1). A Century of Science Fiction The Greatest Stories of the Decade.

Fritz Leiber $ - $ The story also received a Hugo Award inmaking Fritz Lieber a famous writer. As one of the best sci-fi stories he ever wrote, this book was selected to be among the Sci fi Writers of America in It has been anthologized at least 25 times.

Other works. Many of. Fritz Leiber () was an American author, actor, and chess expert. He wrote primarily in the genres of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. He is best remembered for his fantasy series Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser which is credited with originating the Sword and Sorcery genre.

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Author of a prodigious number of stories and novels, many of which were made into films, he is best known. Find The Best Of Fritz Leiber by Leiber, Fritz at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

Fritz Leiber is a legendary name in science fiction and fantasy, up there among the stars with the likes of Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke et al.

I do not know whether the present book includes his best (since the author has endorsed it himself, it should), but it does have some fantastic stories.4/5(4).

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Leiber. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Best of Fritz Leiber by Leiber, Fritz and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A classic tale featuring two of the most-memorable characters in sword and sorcery, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser.

Over a span of 50 years, the late Fritz Leiber wrote dozens of adventures, set in the fictional city of Lankhmar, featuring the seven-foot-tall barbarian and the diminuitive thief.

Author of a prodigious number of stories and novels, many of which were made into films, he is best known as creator of the classic Lankhmar fantasy series. Fritz Leiber has won awards too numerous to count, including the coveted Hugo and Nebula, and was honored as a lifetime Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America.

He died in /5(47). Fritz Leiber is a legendary name in science fiction and fantasy, up there among the stars with the likes of Isaac Asimov, Arthur C.

Clarke et al. I do not know whether the present book includes his best (since the author has endorsed it himself, it should), but it does have some fantastic storie. Leiber was born on Decem in Chicago. His father Fritz and his mother Virginia were both actors, a profession in which the younger Fritz was interested for a while (that's him on the left, arms raised, with his father to the right of him, in the movie The Great Garrick).He toured with his parents' theater company for some time, and other jobs included drama and speech teacher.

Fritz Leiber has won awards too numerous to count, including the coveted Hugo and Nebula, and was honored as a lifetime Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in Fritz Leiber (–) was the highly acclaimed author of numerous science fiction stories and novels, many of which were made into films/5(3).

7 • Introduction (The Best of Fritz Leiber) • essay by Fritz Leiber; 13 • Sanity • () • short story by Fritz Leiber; 32 • Wanted - An Enemy • () • short story by Fritz Leiber; 49 • The Man Who Never Grew Young • () • short story by Fritz Leiber; 58 • The Ship Sails at Midnight • () • short story by.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The best of Fritz Leiber by Fritz Leiber; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Science fiction, English Short stories.

As the son of two Shakespearean actors, Fritz Leiber knew the power of storytelling from a very early age. Though he is perhaps best remembered as a pioneer of science fiction and fantasy novels, Leiber was also a master of suspense and horror—exploring his varied interests in his genre-busting short : Jessica Ferri.

Author of a prodigious number of stories and novels, many of which were made into films, he is best known as creator of the classic Lankhmar fantasy series.

Fritz Leiber has won awards too numerous to count, including the coveted Hugo and Nebula, and was honored as a lifetime Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in Fritz Leiber (US, –) ISFDB Bibliography; Wikipedia Entry; Winner of 6 Hugos (and nominated for 6 more).

Winner of 3 Nebulas (and nominated for 7 more). Winner of 2 World Fantasy Awards (and nominated for 3 more). (These numbers refer to awards for.

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by Fritz Leiber |. Fritz Leiber was born on the twenty-fourth of December. As it so happens, I first read his fiction on the twenty-fifth of December, albeit many decades mom, who had previously bought me books on Vikings, Native Americans and other topics I was interested in, had purchased the Ace box set of Fritz Leiber when I told her I wanted "something by Fritz Leiber."Author: Deuce Richardson.

By: Fritz Leiber () The Moon is Green, Bread Overhead and What's He Doing In There?! Three of the best known and loved Science Fiction short stories by the wonderful Fritz Lieber. Always tongue in cheek, and always with a funny twist, Leiber deftly shows how humans will adapt to or mess up the future.

In ways that only humans can 5/5(1). The Best of Fritz Leiber; The Worlds of Fritz Leiber second edition; George Barr cover: Jonquil & Fritz Leiber, with cat, Fritz Leiber was having a pretty good time of it, professionally at least, in the s.

(Personally, he lost his wife, Jonquil, inafter more than three decades of marriage, and had to fight his way out of the Author: Todd Mason.