Ballantine Adult Fantasy: Lord Dunsany
Jul23

Ballantine Adult Fantasy: Lord Dunsany

Among the most reprinted authors in the Ballantine Adult Fantasy line was Lord Dunsany, the Anglo-Irish peer who was also a tremendously prolific short story writer and playwright. Dunsany’s sweeping elegies of imagined worlds were both reminiscent of classical myth and the dreaming aesthetic of the visionary fantasists and tellers of Weird Tales going back to Poe. Dunsany is cited as an influence by almost every major writer of...

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Announcing DCC #97: The Queen of Elfland’s Son
Apr22

Announcing DCC #97: The Queen of Elfland’s Son

Strange things are afoot in the village of Eng…. The Queen of Elfland’s Son is the latest adventure for the Dungeon Crawl Classics role-playing game. Meant for level one characters, it offers up a chance to venture into magical realms and face dangers by magic, sword, and politics—and that last one is nasty. Slaughter and shadows keep the villagers of Eng inside after dark. Mighty adventurers are needed to seek out the source of...

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