The Dragon and the Djinn by Gordon R. Dickson

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An exciting fantasy adventure by a Hugo Award-winning author continues the story that began with The Dragon on the Border and The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll.
 

About Gordon R. Dickson

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A naturalized American who was born in Canada in 1923, Gordon Rupert Dickson is a popular science fiction writer. Dickson graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948 and made his home in Minneapolis. Among his many novels, especially notable is Soldier, Ask Not, which won the Hugo Award in 1965. For many years, Dickson's most engrossing project was his Childe Cycle, a series of novels about humanity's evolutionary potential, which included a group of futuristic books that are popularly known as the Dorsai Cycle. Dickson also wrote hundreds of short stories and novelettes including Call Him Lord, for which he received a Nebula Award in 1966.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Ace (TRD). 1 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Another in Dickson's fantasy series (The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll, 1994) featuring former college professor Jim Eckert and his wife, Angie, now resident in an alternate 14th-century England.

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Dickson's style of fantasy hearkens back to the era before both the glossy epic approach of Robert Jordan or Terry Brooks and the pseudo-postmodern slickness of Ellen Kushner or Pamela Dean, but it ha

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Sir Jim deals with the domestic (servants, unexpected guests, the marriage of friends Geronde and Brian), the political (machinations surrounding Edward III and his son and heir, Edward, the Black Prince), the medical (the bubonic plague), the martial (war against shape-changing goblins who carry...

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After taking a fling at heroic fantasy with The Dragon and the George (1976) and winning the World Fantasy Award for the effort, veteran SF author Dickson waited nearly two decades to fire his next shot at fantasy with The Dragon Knight (1990).

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Here, Jim agrees to help his friend Sir Brian Neville-Smythe find the father of Brian's beloved Geronde, so that Brian and Geronde may wed.

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