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“At once harrowing, unexpected, and morally complex. . . . I’m eager to see what happens next.” (Locus)
“Displaying Hobb’s gift for creating unusual and compelling worlds, [Shaman’s Crossing] maintains her high standard of storytelling.” (Library Journal)
“Fast action, deep emotional bonds and a great ending...[I] encourage you to check out Dragon Haven.” (Blogcritics.com)
“FOREST MAGE presents a darker and more complex hero in Nevare . . .Ms. Hobb has given a lot of thought to her world and characters. Dark as they are, they stand out like jewels on velvet.” (Romance Reviews Today)
“[D]elicate, vivid language . . . [a] fine example of how to avoid a middle-book slump.” (Booklist)
“All [of the stories] are beautifully written parables, expressing a clear message but managing not to be too offensively preachy about it.…You don’t have to be a fan of either of the author’s identities to enjoy this collectionbut you may become one.” (Kirkus Reviews on THE INHERITANCE)
“An engaging, entertaining introduction to both sides of the author’s work.” (Booklist (starred review) on THE INHERITANCE)
“Taken as a whole, the two voices represented here provide a richly textured body of work from one of the genre’s most accomplished writers. VERDICT Fans of both Lindholm and Hobb will appreciate the diversity of this one-woman showcase.” (Library Journal on THE INHERITANCE)
“A priceless reading experience.” (Paul Goat Allen on THE INHERITANCE)
“One author, two pseudonyms, and a wonderful collection of short stories…an exciting addition to the fantasy genre. Her stories are fresh and surprising as she weaves in subtle twists.” (Portland Book Review on THE INHERITANCE)
A treasure trove of tales from a master storyteller—the first to feature works written under both her pseudonyms, Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm . . .
Before she became an acclaimed New York Times bestselling author, Robin Hobb received resounding critical praise for work written under the name Megan Lindholm. Though they spring from the same imagination, Hobb and Lindholm are separate, diverse identities, each with her own unique style and perspective.
The Inheritance celebrates the boundless vision of Hobb and Lindholm, bringing together for the first time classic and new short works from both names. The collection is comprised of three generous offerings from Robin Hobb, including the title story, which makes its U.S. debut here, and a brand-new tale, "Cat's Meat." Megan Lindholm contributes her Hugo and Nebula Award finalist "A Touch of Lavender" and Nebula finalist "Silver Lady and the Fortyish Man," as well as several classic and new gems.
Each piece is prefaced by a brief yet informative author's note, offering insight into each story's genesis. Fascinating, compelling, and wonderfully entertaining, The Inheritance reveals the full spectrum of skill and talent of one of the world's finest fantasy writers.See all Editorial Reviews
Usually not much into short stories, but Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm (;-) ) are definitely the best and took me for a spin !Published 8 days ago by Jacqueline Wolf
I bought this for the Rain Wild story, but was touched by all the stories. Now I get the "2 names" thing. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Mona
I love Robin Hobb!. I only found her last year and so this year has been a wonderful ride!. I cannot recommend her Fools series and rain wilds etc series more. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MaqdameZenobia
I always said that Stephen king was my favorite author, but Robin Hobbs has exceeded my expectations. I marvel at how she creates these characters.. Read morePublished 3 months ago by nancy fitzsimmons
Robin Hobb is one of my favorite authors. It was delightful to read her alter ego as Megan Lindholm. It would be hard for me to guess this was the same author.Published 3 months ago by Larry C
Disturbing. I would not have ordered it had I known what the story line was. I ordered it because I usually like this author's books. Read morePublished 5 months ago by E. Collins
One of my favorite authors. I wish she wrote more. I absolutely loved these stories.Published 12 months ago by Bret R.