Black God's Kiss

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Diamond Comic Distributors, 2007 - Fiction - 222 pages
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First published in the pages of Weird Tales in 1934, C.L. Moore's Jirel of Joiry is the first significant female sword and sorcery protagonist and one of the most exciting and evocative characters the genre has ever known. Published alongside seminal works by H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, the five classic fantasy tales included in this volume easily stand the test of time and often overshadow the storytelling power and emotional impact of stories by Moore's more famous contemporaries. A seminal work from one of fantasy's most important authors, Black God's Kiss is an essential addition to any fantasy library.

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User Review  - Larou - LibraryThing

This volume from Paizo's Planet Library (which is a great and praiseworthy undertaking, although I’ll have to frown at the very sloppy copy editing for this volume which is full of typos) collects all ... Read full review

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This is definitely one of the oddest books I have ever read. Originally published in the 1930s in serials, these 5 stories follow the warrior queen Jirel of Joiry. The stories primarily take place in ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

C. L. Moore (1911 1987), an influential science fiction and fantasy writer, was one of the first women to write in either genre. Her acclaimed Jirel of Joiry stories first appeared in pulp magazines in the 1930s. Moore was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 1998.

Suzy McKee Charnas is the author of over a dozen works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, including the Holdfast series from Tor Books and the Sorcery Hall series of books for young adults. She is the winner of the Hugo Award (for her short story "Boobs") and has won the James Tiptree, Jr. Award twice.

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