Liavek, City of Luck and Wizardry

From PlentyWiki
Revision as of 13:19, 26 February 2017 by Mervi (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
The front cover of Liavek, City of Luck and Wizardy, art by Gary Ruddell.
Cover for the ebook Liavek 2, City of Luck.

Liavek, City of Luck and Wizardry (often also just Liavek) is the first in a series of 5 anthologies where all the stories take place in Liavek. "Liavek, City of Luck and Wizardry" was published in 1985 edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull. The Megan Lindholm story in it is titled A Coincidence of Birth.

Contents

  • Badu's Luck by Emma Bull
  • The Green Rabbit From S'Rian by Gene Wolfe
  • Ancient Curses by Patricia C. Wrede
  • Birth Luck by Nancy Kress
  • An Act of Contrition by Steven Brust
  • The Inn of the Demon Camel by Jane Yolen
  • The Hands of the Artist by Kara Dalkey
  • The Green Cat by Pamela Dean
  • A Coincidence of Birth by Megan Lindholm
  • Bound Things by Will Shetterly
  • The Fortune Maker by Barry B. Longyear
  • Appendix One: A Tourist's Guide to Liavek in the Year 3317
  • Appendix Two: A Magician's Primer
  • Appendix Three: Liavek: A Creation Myth

Editions

  • An English paperback edition Liavek City of Luck and Wizardry edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull was published in July 1985 by Ace with ISBN 0441481809. The cover was illustrated by Gary Ruddell, maps by Jack Wickwire.
  • An ebook edition was published by CatYelling in two volumes:

Liavek 1 City of Luck the 3rd of August 2015 ASIN: B013EHOIYO which contains:

  1. Badu's Luck by Emma Bull
  2. The Green Rabbit from S'Rian by Gene Wolfe
  3. Birth Luck by Nancy Kress
  4. An Act of Contrition by Steven Brust
  5. The Inn of the Demon Camel by Jane Yolen

Liavek 2 City of Luck the 17th of August 2015 ASIN: B0143Q5Q5A which contains:

  1. The Hands of the Artist by Kara Dalkey
  2. A Coincidence of Birth by Megan Lindholm
  3. Bound Things by Will Shetterly
  4. The Fortune Maker by Barry B. Longyear

Translations

  • "An Act of Contrition" and "A Coincidence of Birth" appear in the French Liavek volume. "A Coincidence of Birth" also appeared in the French collection "Fiction - tome 18" in 2014, where it was printed under the pen name Robin Hobb.
  • A Japanese translation published in April 1989 in two parts in 2 small paperbacks with dust jackets:

魔法都市ライアヴェック〈1〉いにしえの呪い with ISBN 9784390112918 contains:

  1. Badu's Luck by Emma Bull
  2. The Green Rabbit from S'Rian by Gene Wolfe
  3. Ancient Curses by Patricia C. Wrede
  4. Birth Luck by Nancy Kress
  5. An Act of Contrition by Steven Brust
  6. The Inn of the Demon Camel by Jane Yolen
  7. The Hands of the Artist by Kara Dalkey

魔法都市ライアヴェック〈2〉緑の猫 with ISBN 9784390112925 contains:

  1. The Green Cat by Pamela Dean
  2. A Coincidence of Birth by Megan Lindholm
  3. Bound Things by Will Shetterly
  4. The Fortune Maker by Barry B. Longyear


Liaveklogo.jpg

The world of Liavek

books: City of Luck and Wizardry | Players of Luck | Wizard's Row | Spells of Binding
stories: A Coincidence of Birth | Pot Luck | An Act Of Mercy | An Act of Love