"The best anthology I read this year. ... I highly recommend Epic: Legends of Fantasy
for all lovers of epic fantasy fiction. You will not be disappointed." -Fantasy Literature
"Ultimately, the shrewdness of Adams' choices in putting the book together comes through. ... Adams achieves a repositioning of the definition of epic fantasy, one that renders it both more accessible and more vital." -Green Man Review
"At over 600 pages, Epic: Legends of Fantasy will definitely get you your money's worth and the seventeen stories inside will help satisfy your epic fantasy cravings, or possibly leave you wanting more." —www.blog.42SciFi-Fantasy.com
"For newcomers and fans of the genre, this solid collection offers a strong sampler of short fiction by 17 masters and rising stars of epic fantasy. . . . An excellent showcase of epic fantasy at its best." —Library Journal (December 2012)
"Epic: Legends of Fantasy is both wonderful PR for the genre and a gateway drug to whole new realms." —www.CityBookReview.com
About the Author
John Joseph Adams, called "the reigning king of the anthology world" by Barnes & Noble, is the bestselling editor of many anthologies, such as OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY, OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE, ARMORED, UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS: NEW ADVENTURES ON BARSOOM, LIGHTSPEED: YEAR ONE, BRAVE NEW WORLDS, WASTELANDS, THE LIVING DEAD, THE LIVING DEAD 2, BY BLOOD WE LIVE, FEDERATIONS, THE IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, and THE WAY OF THE WIZARD. He is a four-time finalist for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award. He is also the editor and publisher of LIGHTSPEED and NIGHTMARE, and is the co-host of Wired.com's THE GEEK'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY podcast. Forthcoming anthologies include WASTELANDS 2 (Night Shade Books, 2013) and ROBOT UPRISINGS (Doubleday, 2014). Find him online at johnjosephadams.com and on Twitter @JohnJosephAdams.