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Robert Asprin (1946–2008)

Autor(a) de Another Fine Myth

216+ Works 45,139 Membros 354 Críticas 89 Favorited

About the Author

Robert Lynn Asprin was born June 28, 1946 in St. Johns, Michigan to Daniel and Lorraine Asprin. Asprin attended the University of Michigan from 1964-65. In 1965, Robert served in the U.S. Army until mid-1966. Asprin then began a career as an accountant, moving up to cost accountant in a small mostrar mais subsidiary of the Xerox Corporation in Ann Arbor in 1976. In 1975, Asprin began working upon a science-fiction novel called Cold Cash War. Asprin sold this idea to St. Martin's Press and soon found himself a published writer. When other publishers approached him for a second novel, Asprin revealed that he had written up a draft of a comedy-fantasy work originally entitled The Demon and I, but they felt that he shouldn't stray far from the science-fiction of his first work. So Asprin began work on The Bug Wars. While working on The Bug Wars, Asprin was approached by Donning Publishing, and asked if he had a submission for their new publishing house, Starblaze. Asprin showed them The Demon and I, which Donning quickly accepted. At the last minute the title was changed to the familiar Another Fine Myth, which became quite popular. With that, Asprin quit his job and started his career as a fulltime freelance writer. Asprin wrote and edited over 50 books. He died of a myocardial infarction at home in his bed on May 22, 2008. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras por Robert Asprin

Another Fine Myth (1978) — Autor — 2,399 exemplares
Myth Conceptions (1980) 1,916 exemplares
Myth Directions (1982) 1,799 exemplares
Myth-ing Persons (1984) 1,695 exemplares
Hit or Myth (1983) 1,686 exemplares
Phule's Company (1990) 1,667 exemplares
Little Myth Marker (1985) 1,630 exemplares
Myth-Nomers and Im-Pervections (1987) 1,628 exemplares
M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link (1986) 1,569 exemplares
Thieves' World (1987) — Editor; Contribuidor — 1,539 exemplares
Phule's Paradise (1992) 1,395 exemplares
M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action (1990) 1,357 exemplares
Sweet Myth-tery of Life (1994) 1,182 exemplares
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn (1980) — Editor; Contribuidor — 1,144 exemplares
A Phule and His Money (1999) 1,023 exemplares
Myth-ion Improbable (2001) 990 exemplares
Shadows of Sanctuary (1981) — Editor; Contribuidor — 947 exemplares
Storm Season (1982) — Editor; Contribuidor — 884 exemplares
Phule Me Twice (2000) 878 exemplares
Something M.Y.T.H. Inc. (2002) 855 exemplares
The Face of Chaos (1983) — Editor; Contribuidor — 808 exemplares
Myth Alliances (2003) 753 exemplares
Wings of Omen (1984) 673 exemplares
No Phule Like an Old Phule (2004) 640 exemplares
The Dead of Winter (1985) — Editor; Contribuidor — 605 exemplares
Myth-taken Identity (2004) 597 exemplares
Soul of the City (1986) — Editor — 565 exemplares
Blood Ties (1986) — Editor — 502 exemplares
Phule's Errand (2006) 486 exemplares
Class Dis-mythed (2005) 480 exemplares
Aftermath (1987) 459 exemplares
Myth-Told Tales (2007) 432 exemplares
Time Scout (1995) — Autor — 425 exemplares
The Bug Wars (1979) 423 exemplares
Myth-Gotten Gains (2006) 420 exemplares
Uneasy Alliances (1988) — Editor; Contribuidor — 383 exemplares
The Cold Cash War (1977) 372 exemplares
Myth-Chief (2008) 348 exemplares
Stealers' Sky (1989) — Editor; Contribuidor — 345 exemplares
Dragons Wild (2008) 324 exemplares
Sanctuary (1979) 287 exemplares
Wagers of Sin (1996) 258 exemplares
License Invoked (2001) 247 exemplares
Mirror Friend, Mirror Foe (1979) — Autor — 245 exemplares
Ripping Time (2000) 228 exemplares
Myth-Fortunes (2008) 209 exemplares
The House That Jack Built (2001) 204 exemplares
E. Godz (2005) 186 exemplares
Tambu (1979) 181 exemplares
Cross-Currents (3-in-1) (1974) 175 exemplares
Dragons Luck (2009) 163 exemplares
For King & Country (2003) 157 exemplares
Catwoman (1992) 143 exemplares
Myth Alliances (Omnibus) (1984) 126 exemplares
The Shattered Sphere (1968) — Editor — 123 exemplares
Dragons Deal (2010) 109 exemplares
Myth Adventures One (1985) 93 exemplares
Wartorn: Resurrection (2004) 93 exemplares
Myth Adventures (1983) 77 exemplares
The Price of Victory (1987) 73 exemplares
The Myth-ing Omnibus (1992) 72 exemplares
Thieves' World: First Blood (2003) 66 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 1 (1985) 47 exemplares
Wartorn #2: Obliteration (2006) 42 exemplares
The Second Myth-ing Omnibus (1992) 40 exemplares
Duncan & Mallory (1986) 37 exemplares
Duncan & Mallory: The Raiders (1987) 33 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 3 (1986) 33 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 2 (1986) 32 exemplares
Tales of the Time Scouts (2015) 27 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 4 (1986) 26 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 5 (1775) 26 exemplares
Thieves' World Graphics: 6 (1987) 24 exemplares
NO Quarter (2009) 15 exemplares
Three Faces of Asprin (2016) 13 exemplares
Der Bann der Magie (1992) 12 exemplares
Cold Cash Warrior (1989) 11 exemplares
Tales of the Time Scouts 2 (BAEN) (2016) 10 exemplares
Historias del vulgar unicornio (1989) 6 exemplares
Estranhos inimigos - 1 (1996) 4 exemplares
A companhia de Phule - 1 (1999) 3 exemplares
Phulova rota (1996) 3 exemplares
Robert Asprin's Myth Series (1988) 3 exemplares
A Gift in Parting 2 exemplares
Myth-Fortunes SC 2 exemplares
Wanted: Guardian (1995) 2 exemplares
O Paraíso de Phule 2 2 exemplares
Thieves World 15mxpk (1984) 2 exemplares
The Asprin Wars SC (2007) 2 exemplares
The Dead of Winter 1 exemplar
E. Godz 1 exemplar
Kha-Khan's Lament 1 exemplar
Myth Series-4v-Boxed (1986) 1 exemplar
Wings of Omen 1 exemplar
Thieves' World® Volume One (2020) 1 exemplar
Ripping Time 1 exemplar
Wagers of Sin 1 exemplar
Storm Season 1 exemplar
The Face of Chaos 1 exemplar
Con Job 1 exemplar
MYTH Adventures, Books 1-12 (2000) 1 exemplar
Dragon's Run 1 exemplar
Mitne intervencije 1 exemplar
Nove mitkoncepcije (1994) 1 exemplar
MIFal'yansy (2006) 1 exemplar
The Capture 1 exemplar
Myth-trained 1 exemplar
Gleep's Tale 1 exemplar
To Begin Again 1 exemplar
Slave Trade 1 exemplar
Exercise In Pain 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Blood of Ten Chiefs Vol. 1 (1986) — Editor, algumas edições347 exemplares
Festival Moon (1987) — Contribuidor — 310 exemplares
Usagi Yojimbo, Book 03: The Wanderer's Road (1989) — Introdução — 259 exemplares
Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear (1996) — Contribuidor — 213 exemplares
Forever After (1995) — Contribuidor — 207 exemplares
Smuggler's Gold (1988) — Contribuidor — 191 exemplares
Angels in Hell (1987) — Contribuidor — 117 exemplares
Dark Folk (1982) 26 exemplares

Etiquetado

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Asprin, Robert Lynn
Outros nomes
Asprin, Robert L.
Data de nascimento
1946-06-28
Data de falecimento
2008-05-22
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
St. Johns, Michigan, USA
Local de falecimento
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Causa da morte
heart attack
Locais de residência
St. Johns, Michigan, USA (birthplace)
Educação
University of Michigan
Ocupações
author
Relações
Abbey, Lynn (wife|divorced)
Organizações
United States Army

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I picked this up with fond memories of loving this series as a kid. There are legitimate heavy-hitters who contributed: Joe Haldeman, Poul Anderson, Jon Brunner, Robert Asprin, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. Lots of Nebulas and Hugos there. But this was terrible. The worst '70s fantasy dreck, as if they dashed something off in a an old spiral notebook at a convention after a few drinks at the bar.
 
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rchoerter | 14 outras críticas | Feb 21, 2024 |
Urban fantasy like Terry Pratchett is urban fantasy, set in an urban setting, this is gritty and grim and nasty things happen to nasty and nice people. Dark Fantasy isn't really my thing but some of these stories about a fantasy world where various characters' actions have consequences in other stories. I missed the 5th instalment in this series and I think that was a bit more pivotal than a lot of other sets of stories.
I remember gobbling up some of these when I was younger, my tastes have changed since then.… (mais)
½
 
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wyvernfriend | 3 outras críticas | Jan 5, 2024 |
the weakest of the series so far
½
 
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dtscheme | 8 outras críticas | Jan 1, 2024 |
I really l liked the 1st book in this series ("Another Fine Myth") but they get worse as they go along. This one was still OK
½
 
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dtscheme | 20 outras críticas | Jan 1, 2024 |

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Lynn Abbey Editor, Contributor
Jody Lynn Nye Author, Contributor
Walter Velez Cover artist, Illustrator
C. J. Cherryh Contributor
Janet E. Morris Contributor
Andrew J. Offutt Contributor
Diana L. Paxson Contributor
David Drake Contributor
Diane Duane Contributor
Robin W. Bailey Contributor
Chris Morris Contributor
John Brunner Contributor
Poul Anderson Contributor
Gary Ruddell Cover artist
A. E. van Vogt Contributor
Joe Haldeman Contributor
Christine DeWees Contributor
Jon DeCles Contributor
Robin Wayne Bailey Contributor
Jodie Offutt Contributor
Vonda N. McIntyre Contributor
Andrew J. Offutt Contributor
Mark C. Perry Contributor
C. S. Williams Contributor
Duane Mcgowen Contributor
Jean Pierre Targete Cover artist
Joe Haldeman Contributor
Fangorn Cover artist
Phil Foglio Cover artist
Jim Odbert Maps, Cartographer
Polly Freas Cover artist
Kelly Freas Cover artist
Judith Murello Cover designer
James Fox Cover artist
James Warhola Cover artist
Gabriel Stein Translator
Robert Grace Cover artist
Sverker Svensjö Translator
Ruggero Leò Translator
Hoaug Cover artist
Judy Murello Cover designer
Neil Seltzer Cover designer
Hoang Cover artist
Tim Sale Artist
Bruce Pennington Cover artist
Judith Lagerman Cover designer
Annette Fiore Cover designer
Rodney Matthews Cover artist
Brandon Dorman Cover artist
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Estatísticas

Obras
216
Also by
9
Membros
45,139
Popularidade
#363
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
354
ISBN
503
Línguas
14
Marcado como favorito
89

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