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Tanith Lee was a legend in science fiction and fantasy, and the winner of multiple World Fantasy Awards, a British Fantasy Society Derleth Award, the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Acheivement in Horror. She wrote over 50 novels and short story collections, among them the bestselling Flat Earth Series. She passed away in 2015.

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Praise for the Wars of Vis series:

"The drive and inventiveness which made Lee's Birthgrave remarkable are in evidence in [The Storm Lord].... The unnamed world in which the story is set is as richly varied as Middle Earth." -Publishers Weekly

"The language is very rich, evoking a world of almost Byzantine splendor and complications.... Lee is always a persuasive writer, and her imagination is compelling. Anackire is a cut above her usual high standard." -Locus

"Fans will savor her original, and sometimes frightening, characterizations and careful world building." -Booklist

"[The White Serpent] vividly displays Lee's gift for exotic, sensual fantasy." -Library Journal

"Truly a feast for the senses. The lush sensuality of her prose envelops the reader in a magical ambience." -Rave Reviews

"First-rate fantasy adventure.... A complex plot...peopled with Lee's unique creations and superior storytelling ability. One of the best novels of the year." -S.F. Chronicle

"The Storm Lord [is] by far the best book she has written." -Science Fiction Review Monthly

"An epic fantasy of immense proportions.... Suffice it to say that The Storm Lord is a book I would recommend most highly, and Tanith Lee is definitely a writer who knows her craft." -Tangent Magazine

"Lee is a conscious artist, and combines her knowledge of past civilizations and literary with her interest in psychic power to produce an artistic panorama of another world not too different from ours." -Delap's F&SF Review

"Both the characterizations and the action of this novel are superb." -Drexel Triangle

"In terms of what it takes to make a great fantasy novel, The Storm Lord has it all. I recommend it highly." -The Diversifier

"Lee has some real gifts as a writer, not least a fertile imagination for other worlds and landscapes, interesting characters and a flair for dramatic invention." -SF & Fantasy Review

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