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Jennifer Roberson

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Fantasy and historical novelist Jennifer Roberson was raised in Arizona and graduated from Northern Arizona University. She has worked as an investigative reporter and copywriter and currently raises dogs. Her best known books are the eight volumes of The Chronicles of the Cheysulai, but she has vis mere written more than twenty novels. Her three historical novels about the story of Robin Hood, but told from Maid Marian's point of view, were researched when she spent a semester at the University of London. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Jennifer Roberson

Sword-Dancer (1986) 1,209 eksemplarer
The Golden Key (1996) 910 eksemplarer
Sword-Singer (1988) 906 eksemplarer
Lady of the Forest (1992) — Forfatter — 876 eksemplarer
Shapechangers (1984) 827 eksemplarer
Sword-Maker (1989) 824 eksemplarer
Sword-Breaker (1991) 767 eksemplarer
Sword-Born (1998) 677 eksemplarer
Song of Homana (1985) 627 eksemplarer
Legacy of the Sword (1986) 579 eksemplarer
Track of the White Wolf (1987) 533 eksemplarer
A Pride of Princes (1988) 524 eksemplarer
Sword-Sworn (2002) 503 eksemplarer
Daughter of the Lion (1989) 499 eksemplarer
Shapechanger's Song (2001) 495 eksemplarer
Flight of the Raven (1990) 466 eksemplarer
A Tapestry of Lions (1992) 440 eksemplarer
Karavans (2006) 368 eksemplarer
Lady of the Glen (1998) 331 eksemplarer
Legacy of the Wolf (2001) 324 eksemplarer
Lady of Sherwood (1999) 308 eksemplarer
Out of Avalon: An Anthology of Old Magic & New Myths (15-in-1) (2001) — Editor, Contributor — 294 eksemplarer
Children of the Lion (2001) 267 eksemplarer
The Lion Throne (2001) 262 eksemplarer
Return to Avalon (1996) — Editor, Contributor; Bidragyder — 245 eksemplarer
Deepwood (2007) 221 eksemplarer
Sword-Bound (2013) 122 eksemplarer
Highwaymen: Robbers and Rogues (1997) — Redaktør — 112 eksemplarer
Scotland the Brave (1996) 110 eksemplarer
The Wild Road (2012) 66 eksemplarer
Life and Limb (2019) 41 eksemplarer
Guinevere's Truth and Other Tales (2008) 23 eksemplarer
Sword-Bearer (2022) 21 eksemplarer
Sword-Born - Part 1: Sword-Prince (2001) 14 eksemplarer
The Golden Key, Part 1 of 3 (1997) 10 eksemplarer
The Golden Key, Part 3 of 3 (1995) 9 eksemplarer
The Golden Key, Part 2 of 3 (1998) 8 eksemplarer
A Tapestry of Lions - Part 1 (1997) 7 eksemplarer
Smoketree (1985) 5 eksemplarer
Novels of Tiger and Del (1985) 4 eksemplarer
Ending and Beginning 2 eksemplarer
Kinspirit 2 eksemplarer
The Golden Key: 2 2 eksemplarer
Mad Jack 2 eksemplarer
Final Exam 1 eksemplar
Piece of Mind {ss} 1 eksemplar
The Irishman (2012) 1 eksemplar
Skeptic 1 eksemplar
A Lesser Working 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (1995) — Bidragyder — 1,394 eksemplarer
Tales from Jabba's Palace (1995) — Bidragyder — 1,271 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress I (1984) — Bidragyder — 694 eksemplarer
Irresistible Forces [Anthology 6-in-1] (2004) — Bidragyder — 595 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress III (1986) — Bidragyder — 515 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress II (1985) — Bidragyder — 482 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress IV (1987) — Bidragyder — 405 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress V (1988) — Bidragyder — 363 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress VIII (1991) — Bidragyder — 307 eksemplarer
DAW 30th Anniversary Fantasy Anthology (2002) — Collaborator — 304 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress VI (1990) — Bidragyder — 304 eksemplarer
Sword and Sorceress XII (1995) — Bidragyder — 303 eksemplarer
The Unicorn Treasury: Stories, Poems, and Unicorn Lore (1988) — Bidragyder — 251 eksemplarer
Murder by Magic: Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural (2004) — Bidragyder — 237 eksemplarer
Horse Fantastic (1991) — Bidragyder — 174 eksemplarer
Lord of the Fantastic: Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny (1998) — Bidragyder — 169 eksemplarer
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine Vol. 1 (1994) — Bidragyder — 153 eksemplarer
Treasures of Fantasy (1997) — Bidragyder — 143 eksemplarer
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine Vol. 2 (1995) — Bidragyder — 137 eksemplarer
Spell Singers (1988) — Bidragyder — 131 eksemplarer
Warrior Enchantresses (1996) — Bidragyder — 107 eksemplarer
The Mammoth Book of Merlin (2009) — Bidragyder — 98 eksemplarer
Ancient Enchantresses (1995) — Bidragyder — 82 eksemplarer
The Merlin Chronicles (1995) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Women Writing Science Fiction as Men (2003) — Bidragyder — 57 eksemplarer
Christmas Bestiary (1992) — Bidragyder — 51 eksemplarer
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume X (1994) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
I, Alien (1657) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Bidragyder — 38 eksemplarer

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Loved it just as much as back in the day.
jazzbird61 | 23 andre anmeldelser | Feb 29, 2024 |
Sometimes Tiger was a big, stubborn dumb-dumb, but I still love him.
jazzbird61 | 6 andre anmeldelser | Feb 29, 2024 |
Sigh. This book is so dated. It is mired in a kind of second-wave white woman feminist writing where a woman encounters several deeply misogynistic cultures and is constantly being told " a woman with a sword there is no such thing" to which she responds "not only am I a swordswoman, I am the best one." It also doesn't help that these misogynistic cultures are heavily coded to be allegories for non-white peoples and non-white countries trafficking in such orientalist tropes as cannibalism, white slavery (this is actually the crux of the entire plot), polygamy etcetera (and I have to say that this author seems to be particularly guilty of this because even though I enjoy shapechangers! for its pulpy-ness, I do think it is kind of a similarly racist portrayal of indigenous people). I did think that the dynamic between tiger and del is very good because the arc is tiger's and he is allowed to grow out of his misogyny. The problem with every single person being a misogynist is that del's personality gets relegated to constantly telling people that she can do the thing, and it is exhausting. So we don't really get told important things about del by del herself. Instead we have other characters explaining del's backstory. This isn't helped by the fact that this book is entirely Tiger's pov, so we don't really get inner world.… (mere)
kittyfoyle | 23 andre anmeldelser | Jan 30, 2024 |
Sorcerer-painters frolic in a pseudo-Renaissance Italian city-state. The three authors split the book into three sections, and I liked each section about as much as I like each author. The first section felt repetitious and redundant; the second section combined candy-colored central characters with the wonderfully Machiavellian maneuverings of the villainous protagonist; and the third section was good but marred by wrapping up all the threads introduced in the first two sections. All together, it was...eh.… (mere)
proustbot | 11 andre anmeldelser | Jun 19, 2023 |



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