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Ashley, Michael

Overview
Works: 273 works in 633 publications in 2 languages and 19,655 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Short stories  Bio-bibliography  History  Encyclopedias  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Steampunk fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Editor, Artist, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DA28.1, 941.0099
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Michael Ashley
Publications by Michael Ashley
Most widely held works by Michael Ashley
The mammoth book of fantasy ( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Presents an anthology of classic and contemporary tales of fantasy by such authors as Theodore Sturgeon, Robert E. Howard, J.R.R. Tolkien, David Eddings, Ursula K. Le Guin, and George MacDonald
The Pendragon chronicles : heroic fantasy from the time of King Arthur ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Stories and short novels from the world of Arthurian legend
The mammoth book of British kings & queens : the complete biographical encyclopedia of the kings and queens of Britain by Michael Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Covers more than 1000 rulers and two millennia of history
The darker sex tales of the supernatural and macabre by Victorian women writers by Michael Ashley( file )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Ghosts, precognition, suicide, and the afterlife are all themes in these thrilling stories by Britain and America's greatest Victorian women, proving their talent for creating dark, sensational, and horrifying tales of the supernatural. This anthology showcases some of the best and most representative work by female writers during this period, including Emily Bronte, Mary Braddon, George Eliot, and Edith Nesbit, as well as Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte Riddell, Louisa Baldwin, Mary Penn, Violet Quirk, and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Editor Mike Ashley provides valuable insight into the authors' lives. Each story still has the ability to shock, frighten, and show how Victorian women perfected and developed the Gothic genre
The mammoth book of fairy tales ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Collects classic fairy tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and the Ugly Duckling
Mrs. Gaskell's Tales of mystery and horror by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Who's who in horror and fantasy fiction by Michael Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
The mammoth book of science fiction ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 529 libraries worldwide
This collection of criminal conundrums are more than whodunits, they're howdunits and are intended to stretch your powers of deduction to the limits
The Mammoth book of short horror novels ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
10 short novels of terror
The Mammoth encyclopedia of modern crime fiction by Michael Ashley( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Out of this world : science fiction, but not as you know it by Michael Ashley( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
"The book explores how science fiction has responded to the impact of science, technology and socio-political change on ourselves and our scoieties."--p. [2] of cover
The mammoth book of new Sherlock Holmes adventures by Michael Ashley( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
After Arthur Conan Doyle created the detective, Sherlock Holmes, many writers borrowed him to be the hero of their stories. The anthology offers a selection, old and new
The History of the science fiction magazine by Michael Ashley( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
The Mammoth book of British kings & queens by Michael Ashley( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The Camelot chronicles : heroic adventures from the time of King Arthur by Michael Ashley( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
After the runaway success of The Pendragon Chronicles, Mike Ashley brings together further stories of heroism and virtue from the age of the Knights of the Round Table, written by some of fantasy's bestselling authors, as well as famous names from literature. The mediaeval Arthurian world of chivalry and knight errantry is brought once more to life by this absorbing collection of stories. Including Jane Yolen's "The Quiet Monk", Elizabeth Stuart Phelp's "The True Story of Guenever", P.C. Wodehouse's "Sir Agravaine", Hilaire Belloc's short novel, The Romance of Tristan and Iseult, and John T. Aquino's "The Sad Wizard". There are brand new stories specially written for the collection by Keith Taylor, Phyllis Ann Kart, Don Wilcox, Darrell Schweitzer, and Peter Tremayne, as well as classic tales of gallantry and heroism from a great and bygone era
The history of the science-fiction magazine by Michael Ashley( Book )
in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Steampunk prime ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
"Discover original steampunk tales in this anthology of stories written before there were actual rocketships, atomic power, digital computers, or readily available electricity. The modern day steampunk genre is a reinventing of the past through the eyes of its inventors and adventures, but this collection is from real Victorians and Edwardians who saw the future potential of science and all its daring possibilities for progress and disaster"--Publisher's description
The Mammoth book of historical whodunnits ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The mammoth book of extreme science fiction by Michael Ashley( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Here 24 of the finest fantasy writers take an idea, and see just how far they can push it. Many of these tales are off the wall, some are enough to make your head spin
Historical whodunits ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A collection of short story mysteries
 
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Alternative Names
Ashley, Michael
Ashley, Michael Raymond Donald.
Ashley, Mike.
Ashley, Mike, 1948-....
アシュリー, マイク
Languages
English (147)
Czech (1)
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