Hero of Dreams

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Macmillan, Dec 15, 1993 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Something vital is missing from David Hero's comfortable, ordinary existence. one day is much like the next, simple, predictable...boring.

But the nights! Each night David Hero finds himself transported to a marvelous world where brave men and women battle terrible creatures possessed of cruel, dark powers.

Despite his fears, the Dreamworlds tempt David, drawing him farther and farther from the waking world. Here he finds noble warriors; beautiful, loving women; and challenges almost greater than he can imagine.

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User Review  - Joe73 - LibraryThing

Lighthearted and easy to read. In this series Lumley takes Burroughs and Howard puts them in a blender and tosses them into a colorful Lovecraftian world. Even though this series revolves around dreams, reading it will leave you with fewer nightmares than the wonderful Necroscope series. Read full review

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User Review  - SELindberg - LibraryThing

Sword and Mythos fiction- too Entertaining to be Horrific Brian Lumley’s Hero of Dreams is an overt mashup of Lovecraft’s Dreamcycle and Leiber’s Fafred and Gray Mouser series. The premise is great ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Brian Lumley is the author of the bestselling Necroscope series of vampire novels. The first Necroscope, Harry Keogh, also appears in a collection of Lumley's short fiction, Harry Keogh and Other Weird Heroes, along Titus Crow and Henri Laurent de Marigny, from Titus Crow, Volumes One, Two, and Three, and David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer, from the Dreamlands series.

An acknowledged master of Lovecraft-style horror, Brian Lumley has won the British Fantasy Award and been named a Grand Master of Horror. His works have been published in more than a dozen countries and have inspired comic books, role-playing games, and sculpture, and been adapted for television.

When not writing, Lumley can often be found spear-fishing in the Greek islands, gambling in Las Vegas, or attending a convention somewhere in the US. Lumley and his wife live in England.

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