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Browsing all articles tagged with Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser.

The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature

The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature 

To me one of the most wonderful things about reading fantasy is the chance to encounter strange and magical beings that couldn’t possibly exist in the real world. Ferocious and exotic warriors, wise immortals, fey creatures as beautiful as they are mysterious, people made from wood or stone, animals that walk and talk like humans, […]

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Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Leiber

Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Leiber
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If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably heard the name of Fritz Leiber and his two most famous creations, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. Within the subgenre of swords and sorcery (a term Leiber is credited with creating), Leiber and Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan the Barbarian, loom large, and the impact of […]

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Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser by Fritz Leiber

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser by Fritz Leiber 

It’s generally accepted that, though there were precursors, the sword and sorcery genre was created in the 1920s and 1930s by Robert E. Howard, with his stories of Conan and Kull. The phrase, however, was never used by Howard; it was coined many years after his death, in 1961, by arguably one of the best […]

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