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In the fiction book The Lord of the Rings, a series of beacons connects Gondor to Rhohan.
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Will it be short stories, fiction, nonfiction, biography, poetry, children's stories, or even a book if you are really ambitious??
Every library borrower, or at least those whose taste goes beyond the five-cent fiction rentals, knows what it is to hear the librarian say apologetically, `` I'm sorry, but we don't have that book.
He even writes a book about mystery fiction in which he deals sternly with Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins.
For me it ’ s the book that does everything right, the example of what science fiction does when it works.
Although many of the descriptions in this book were written in an exaggerated manner or were plainly inventive fiction or 3rd-source misinterpretation, his notes are widely accepted as a useful guide to the cultural aspects and lifestyle of 17th-century Ottoman Empire.
Feminism has driven the creation of a considerable body of action-oriented science fiction with female protagonists: Wonder Woman ( actually originally created in 1941 ) and The Bionic Woman during the time of the organized women's movement in the 1970s ; Terminator 2 and the Alien tetralogy in the 1980s ; and Xena, Warrior Princess, comic book character Red Sonja and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
It may be debatable whether the book is an example of a False Document, but is included because it initially bore little or no indication that it was a work of fiction.
* Each chapter in Frank Herbert's science fiction novels Whipping Star, The Dosadi Experiment, and Dune variously begin with an aphorism, an excerpt from an official report ( or even a manual ), a quotation from a book about the events of the novel, etc.
Glorantha has been, so far, the background for 2 board-games ( White Bear and Red Moon / Dragon Pass and Nomad Gods ), two role-playing games ( RuneQuest and HeroQuest ), one video game ( King of Dragon Pass ), one comic book series ( Path of the Damned ), five novels or collections of fiction ( King of Sartar by Greg Stafford, The Collected / Complete Griselda by Oliver Dickinson, Gloranthan Visions by various authors, The Widow's Tale and Eurhol's Vale & Other Tales by Penelope Love, and numerous pieces of myth and fiction created by the Glorantha community, featuring in magazines such as Tales of the Reaching Moon.
Published in late 1939, biographer Philip Heselton noted that the book was " a very competent first work of fiction ", with strong allusions to the build-up which proceeded World War II.
His writing, particularly the so-called Cthulhu Mythos, has influenced fiction authors worldwide, and Lovecraftian elements can be found in novels, films, movies, music, video games, comic books ( e. g. the use of Arkham Insane Asylum in The Batman comic book series ), and even cartoons.
The book proved to be an enormous success and established Wyndham as an important exponent of science fiction.
" He stressed that since the book is a work of fiction and does not document real-world events, accusations of anti-Polish sentiment may result only from taking it too literally.
She is the author of a number of works of science fiction, fantasy and feminist literary criticism such as How to Suppress Women's Writing, as well as a contemporary novel, On Strike Against God, and one children's book, Kittatinny.
Loglan was mentioned in a couple of science fiction works: Robert A. Heinlein ’ s well-known books The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress and The Number of the Beast, and Robert Rimmer ’ s utopian book Love Me Tomorrow ( 1978 ).
Several times during the development of the Oz series, Baum declared that he had written his last Oz book and devoted himself to other works of fantasy fiction based in other magical lands, including The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus and Queen Zixi of Ix.
* Intron Depot 1 ( 1992 ) ( science fiction – themed color illustration art book collecting his work from 1981 to 1991 )
The first book of Lewis's Space Trilogy, a rare example of theological science fiction, it features a philologist named Ransom who arrives by accident on Mars ( called Malacandra by the natives ).
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Anagrams are also often used in fiction for character aliases, such as Tom Marvolo Riddle = I am Lord Voldemort, Leonardo da vinci = O Draconian Devil, The Mona Lisa
The term may also apply to works of fiction purporting to be autobiographies of real characters, e. g., Robert Nye's Memoirs of Lord Byron.
As a footnote, Lord Peter Wimsey has also been included by the science fiction writer Philip José Farmer as a member of the Wold Newton family ; and Laurie R. King's detective character Mary Russell meets up with Lord Peter at a party in the novel A Letter of Mary.
Voldemort has also been compared with other characters within fiction, for example Sauron from The Lord of the Rings ; they are, during the time when the main plot takes place, seeking to recover their lost power after having been considered dead or at least no longer a threat, and are also so feared that they are sometimes unnamed.
Another influence was early fantasy fiction such as Lord Dunsany's " The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save for Sacnoth " ( 1910 ) and A. Merritt's The Ship of Ishtar ( 1924 ).
The first was conceived in 1937 by the Lord Tweedsmuir, a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction who created the Governor General's Literary Award.
* " is a natural-born storyteller " who " combines an unlikely group of influences-Heart of Darkness, Vietnam War movies, Lord of the Flies, the Super Mario Bros. video game-into ... ambitious, propulsive fiction.
* The Wild Hunt appears frequently in modern fantasy fiction, as in Alan Garner ( in The Moon of Gomrath ), Peter Beagle ( in Tamsin ), Penelope Lively in The Wild Hunt of Hagworthy, Uladzimir Karatkievich ( in The Wild Hunt of King Stakh ), Susan Cooper in The Dark is Rising, Guy Gavriel Kay's trilogy The Fionavar Tapestry, Raymond E. Feist's ' Faerie Tale ', Laurell K. Hamilton's Merry Gentry series, J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings ( as the Dead Men of Dunharrow ), Buffy the Vampire Slayer ( Novel Child of the Hunt ), Andrzej Sapkowski's Geralt of Rivia cicle and Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series, among many others.
The literary vampire first appeared in 18th century poetry, before becoming one of the stock figures of gothic fiction with the publication of Polidori's The Vampyre ( 1819 ), which was inspired by the life and legend of Lord Byron.
Sometimes a song or a poem or an image in a fiction work, which was actually composed by the author, is attributed by the author to one of his characters, for example the song " Namarie " in The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien, which Tolkien attributes to the character Galadriel.
* In a rare mention of the scale within a work of fiction, the Doctor Who novel The Gallifrey Chronicles, a Time Lord named Marnal asserts that " the Time Lords were the Type-4 civilization.
Characters from the Cornelius novels show up in much of Moorcock's other fiction: " The Dancers at the End of Time " series has a character called Jherek Carnelian who is the son of Lord Jagged of Canaria, and there are several hints in the series that Lord Jagged may be a guise of Jerry Cornelius ; the Cornelius-series character Una Persson also appears in the " Dancers " series and the Oswald Bastable books, and may also be the character Oona in the later Elric books ; Colonel Pyat has his own non-SF series of books by Moorcock, beginning with Byzantium Endures.
In his infamous essay attacking detective fiction, Who Cares Who Killed Roger Ackroyd, American critic Edmund Wilson decried this novel as dull, overlong and far too detailed ; describing how he skipped a lot of the prose about bell-ringing ( quote: " a lot of information of the kind that you might expect to find in an encyclopaedia article on campanology "), and also large amounts of Sayers ' focal sleuth character, " the embarrassingly named " Lord Peter Wimsey.
During 1986 and 1987, Sims starred as Annie Begley alongside Angela Thorne in the Yorkshire Television sitcom Farrington of the F. O .. Also in 1986, Sims appeared in the long-running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who in the four episodes of The Trial of a Time Lord: The Mysterious Planet as Katryca.
The two men are very different: Milo is from a working-class background, the son of an Italian immigrant, and has become wealthy through ownership of a fashionable London hairdressing salon ; Andrew, by contrast, is from an upper-class background, and has become wealthy as a successful writer of popular, though now old-fashioned, crime fiction novels, which feature an aristocratic amateur detective, St. John Lord Merridew, and is obsessed with playing games.
Much of the story revolves around the theme of crime fiction, as written by Dorothy L. Sayers ( Lord Merridew = Lord Peter Wimsey ) or Agatha Christie, whose photo is included on Wyke's wall, and how it relates to real-life criminal investigations.
* Randall Garrett's Lord Darcy novel Too Many Magicians ( 1966 ) is a rare example of the locked room mystery in science fiction or fantasy
He starred alongside some high profile names including cult science fiction actress and Superman star Sarah Douglas, Rupert Degas, Lord of the Rings actor Andy Serkis, Harry Potter villain Jason Isaacs, Mark Wing-Davey and Martin Jarvis ( written by Elliott Stein & Neil Gardner, and produced / directed by Neil Gardner ).