The Storm Lord

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Penguin Group USA, Apr 1, 1988 - Fiction
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

I vastly enjoy this fantasy. It is the apogee of Tanith Lee, in my opinion, and is the perfect blend of romance and intrigue with adequate violence thrown in. The world creation is a little weak, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - catfantastic - LibraryThing

The Storm Lord, published in 1976, is one of Tanith Lee's earliest novels. A sword-and-sorcery fantasy set on Vis, a world dominated by the dark-skinned people of the Storm Lord, ruler of the Kingdom ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Tanith Lee, September 19, 1947 - May 24, 2015 Tanith Lee was born on September 19, 1947 in London, England, the daughter of ballroom dancers. She attended various primary schools and had a variety of jobs, from file clerk and assistant librarian to shop assistant and waitress. Lee attended an art college for one year, but felt she would be better writing her ideas than painting them. Her first professional sale was "Eustace," a 90 page vignette which appeared in The Ninth Pan Book of Horror Stories in 1968. While Lee was working as an assistant librarian, she wrote a children's story that was accepted for publication. Others of her stories were also bought but never published. In 1971, Macmillan published "The Dragon Hoard," another children's book, which was followed by "Animal Castle" and "Princess Hynchatti and Other Stories" in 1972. Lee was looking for a British publisher for her book "The Birthgrave," but was denied at every House she went. She then wrote to American publisher DAW, known for it's fantasy and horror selections, who immediately accepted her manuscript and published the book in 1975. Thus began a partnership between the two that lasted till 1989 and resulted in 28 books. After the publication of her third book by DAW, Lee quit her job and became a full-time freelance writer. Lee has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award, the August Derleth Award and the Nebula. She has had more than 40 novels published, along with over 200 short stories. Lee died peacefully in her sleep after a long illness on May 24, 2015.

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