Friday, June 5, 2020

139 Appendix Not?

My latest episode is a run through of Appendix N, trying to single out the things I enjoyed vs. the rubbish and characterizing authors so you can make the call on whether you are interested.

Episode Link: https://anchor.fm/plundergrounds/episodes/139-Appendix-Not-eee7a6

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My own checklist:

Anderson, Poul:
[x] THREE HEARTS AND THREE LIONS;
THE HIGH CRUSADE; (hardback, mobi on Kindle)
[x] THE BROKEN SWORD

Bellairs, John:
THE FACE IN THE FROST (sample on Kindle)

Brackett, Leigh
[x] (Sword of Rhiannon a.k.a. Sea-Kings of Mars)
[x] (Ginger Star: Skaith #1)

Brown, Frederic
[x] ("Arena")

Burroughs, Edgar Rice:
[x] Pellucidar series (read all 7)
[x] Mars series (read 9 of 11)
[x] Venus series (read 1 of 5)

Carter, Lin:
"World's End" series (Warrior at the World’s End on Kindle)
(Thongor)(on Kindle)

de Camp, L. Sprague:
LEST DARKNESS FALL;
THE FALLIBLE FIEND; (scan, in Audible library)
et al

de Camp & Pratt:
"Harold Shea" series; (The Compleat Enchanter available on Audible)
THE CARNELIAN CUBE

Derleth, August
[x] (See H. P. Lovecraft)

Dunsany, Lord
(King of Elfland’s Daughter) (on Kindle)
[x] (Sword of Welleran and Other Stories) (on Kindle)
[x] (Gods of Pagan) (on Kindle)

Farmer, P. J.:
"The World of the Tiers" series;
[x] et al (The Other Log of Phileas Fogg)
[x] et al (Dark is the Sun)
[x] et al (The Stone God Awakens)
[x] et al (The Green Odyssey)

Fox, Gardner:
"Kothar" series; "Kyrik" series; et al (on Kindle)

Howard, R. E.:
[x] "Conan" series (read all of the de Camp/Carter series and the 3 Howard-only compendiums)
[x] (The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane)
[x] (Kull: Exile of Atlantis)
[x] (Almuric)
[x] (Beyond the Borders - collection of weird tales)
[x] (Trails in Darkness - collection of weird western)
[x] (Skull-Face)

Lanier, Sterling:
HIERO'S JOURNEY (scan)

Leiber, Fritz:
[x] "Fafhrd & Gray Mouser" series; (read all 7)
[x] et al (Gather, Darkness!, "Pail of Air," "The Moon is Green," etc.)

Lovecraft, H. P.
[x] Everything

Merritt, A.:
CREEP, SHADOW, CREEP; (on Kindle)
[x] MOON POOL;
[x] DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE;
et al

Moorcock, Michael:
STORMBRINGER; (scan)
[x] STEALER OF SOULS;
"Hawkmoon" series (esp. the first three books) (scan)
[x] (Chronicles of Corum 1: Knight, Queen, & King of Swords)
[x] (Elric of Melnibone, Sailor on the Seas of Fate, Weird of the White Wolf)

Norton, Andre
[x] (Gryphon in Glory)
[x] (Witch World, Web of the Witch World)
[x] (Star Man’s Son a.k.a. 2250 AD)

Offutt, Andrew J.: editor of
SWORDS AGAINST DARKNESS III
[x] (Swords Against Darkness I)

Pratt, Fletcher:
BLUE STAR; (on Kindle)
et al (Well of the Unicorn on Kindle)

Saberhagen, Fred:
CHANGELING EARTH; (scan, mobi on Kindle)
et al

St. Clair, Margaret:
THE SHADOW PEOPLE;
SIGN OF THE LABRYS

Tolkien, J. R. R.:
[x] THE HOBBIT;
[x] "Ring trilogy"
[x] (Silmarillion)
[x] (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Smith of Wooten Major, Farmer Giles of Ham, Letters from Father Christmas, etc.)

Vance, Jack:
[x] THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD;
[x] THE DYING EARTH;
[x] et al (Cugel’s Saga)
[x] et al (Rhialto the Marvellous)
[x] et al (Trillion: Alastor 2262)

Weinbaum, Stanley
[x] ("A Martian Odyssey")

Wellman, Manley Wade
[x] ("Straggler from Atlantis")

Williamson, Jack
(Darker Than You Think) (scan)
[x] ("With Folded Hands")

Zelazny, Roger:
[x] JACK OF SHADOWS;
[x] "Amber" series; (All 10)
[x] et al (Damnation Alley)
[x] et al (Lord of Light)

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