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Leiber, Fritz 1910-1992

Works: 521 works in 1,165 publications in 4 languages and 16,926 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Fantasy fiction  Periodicals  Dictionaries 
Roles: Signer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PS3523.E4583, 813.54
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Publications about Fritz Leiber
Publications by Fritz Leiber
Publications by Fritz Leiber, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Fritz Leiber
The wanderer by Fritz Leiber( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Earth is threatened when a vast spaceship appears and consumes the Moon
The big time by Fritz Leiber( Book )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Have you ever worried about your memory, because it doesn't seem to recall exactly the same past from one day to the next? Have you ever thought that the whole universe might be a crazy, mixed-up dream? If you have, then you've had hints of the Change War. It's been going on for a billion years and it will last another billion or so. Up and down the timeline, the two sides--"Spiders" and "Snakes"--Battle endlessly to change the future and the past. Our lives, our memories, are their battleground. And in the midst of the war is the Place, outside space and time, where Greta Forzane and the other Entertainers provide solace and r- & -r for tired time warriors
The knight and knave of swords by Fritz Leiber( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
While Lord of the Rings took the world by storm, Leiber's fantastic but thoroughly flawed anti-heroes, Fafhrd and Grey Mouser, adventured and stumbled deep within the caves of Inner Earth as well, albeit a different one. They wondered and wandered to the edges of the Outer Sea, across the Land of Nehwon and throughout every nook and cranny of gothic Lankhmar, Nehwon's grandest and most mystically corrupt city. Lankhmar, is Leiber's fully realized, vivid, incarnation of urban decay and civilization's corroding effect on the human psyche. Fafhrd and Mouse are not innocents; their world is no land of honor and righteousness. It is a world of human complexities and violent action, of discovery and mystery, of swords and sorcery
Gather, darkness! by Fritz Leiber( Book )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
The dark ages are back. Three centuries after a nuclear holocaust, Armon Jarles does battle with the false theocracy that threatens to begin the greatest holy war the world has ever seen
The best of Fritz Leiber by Fritz Leiber( Book )
11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
A specter is haunting Texas by Fritz Leiber( Book )
22 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
The world belonged to Texas. Well, about half of it did. Crockett "Scully" La Cruz found out all about Greater Texas when he dropped in from his home that circled the moon. He'd come to claim his family's mine in Yellowknife, Northwest Territory, Canada-but the spaceship Tsialkovsky left him in Dallas instead of Yellowknife
First World fantasy awards ( Book )
in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Stories chosen by a panel of judges as the best works of fantasy published in the English language in 1973-1974, together with portions of the panel discussions, acceptance speeches and commentary by outstanding writers in the field
Our lady of darkness by Fritz Leiber( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Our Lady of Darkness introduces San Francisco horror writer Franz Westen. While studying his beloved city through binoculars from his apartment window, he is astonished to see a mysterious figure waving at him from a hilltop two miles away. He walks to Corona Heights and looks back at his building, to discover the figure waving at him from his apartment window - and to find himself caught in a century-spanning curse that may have destroyed Clark Ashton Smith and Jack London
Gonna roll the bones by Sarah L Thomson( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Joe Slattermill is about to experience a night he'll never forget. Tired of his decrepit house, he leaves his wife and mother behind and sets out for a night at The Boneyard. Joe has a knack for dice throwing and figures he can take on any opponent. But can he win when the stakes are raised, and it's his life he's gambling for?
The green millennium by Fritz Leiber( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The mob, the FBI, some nude aliens and one gorgeous mystery woman; Phil Gish has his hands full while trying to retrieve his lucky green cat
Swords against death by Fritz Leiber( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and German and held by 388 libraries worldwide
In order to forget their grief over the death of their lovers, Fafhrd the Barbarian and the Gray Mouser set off in search of adventure
The dealings of Daniel Kesserich : a study of the mass-insanity at Smithville by Fritz Leiber( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Tor is pleased to present in print for the first time this short novel of cosmic dread and Lovecraftian horror. It is a story of science gone awry, of strange dimensions - of love and death. Kesserich is a lone scientist in his California home laboratory, plunging intuitively beyond the bounds of known science into the deepest mysteries of time and space. While in correspondence with the famous writer H. P. Lovecraft in 1936, the young Fritz Leiber drafted this eerie story. The manuscript was lost in the 1950s and has surfaced again only now, in the 1990s
Conjure wife by Fritz Leiber( Book )
17 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
"Professor Norman Saylor considered magic nothing more than superstition. Then he learned that his wife was a practicing sorceress. But he still refuses to accept the truth: that in the secret occult warfare that governs our lives, magic is a matter of life and death; and that unbeknownst to men, every woman knows it"--Cover p. [4]
Swords in the mist by Fritz Leiber( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Fafhrd and The Gray Mouser, the two greatest swordsmen ever seen in the kingdom of Lankhmar, forfeit a peaceful new way of life in favor of adventure on the high seas and the promise in a sorcerer's gambit. Only the greatest duel of The Gray Mouser's life will help reveal the secrets in a forgotten tomb at the heart of the kingdom
The swords of Lankhmar by Fritz Leiber( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
Swords against wizardry by Fritz Leiber( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and German and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Demons and evil gods inhabit the untenable peak of Stardock Mountain, guarding the magnificent treasure trove at the heart of the dangerous peak. Brave warriors Fafhrd and The Grey Mouser seek to make the riches theirs on an adventurous quest in Fritz Leiber's magical world of treasury and treachery
The World fantasy awards : volume two ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Selected stories by Fritz Leiber( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Smoke Ghost places a classic ghost story in a modern urban setting, while the dread in Coming Attraction reflects the uneasiness of the cold war. The powerful Gonna Roll the Bones explores mans compulsion toward self-destruction, while a different archetype is revealed in The Girl with the Hungry Eyes, which reveals the vampiric seduction of modern consumerism. There are three tales of adventurous rogues Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, including the Nebula Awardwinning Ill Met in Lankhmar, in which youthful derring-do leads to heart-wrenching tragedy
The Leiber chronicles : fifty years of Fritz Leiber by Fritz Leiber( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Swords and deviltry by Fritz Leiber( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Breçon, Maurice
Leiber, Fritz junior 1910-1992
Liber, Fritz.
Леибер, Фритз, 1910-1992
ライバー, フリッツ
English (313)
German (8)
Italian (3)
French (1)
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