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Piers Anthony


(Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob)
UK (1934 - )

Piers Anthony is one of the world's most prolific and popular authors. His fantasy Xanth novels have been read and loved by millions of readers around the world, and have been on the New York Times Best Seller list many times. Although Piers is mostly known for fantasy and science fiction, he has written several novels in other genres as well, including historical fiction, martial arts, and horror. Piers lives with his lovely wife in a secluded woods hidden deep in Central Florida.
 
Piers Anthony's books for adults only

Series
Aton
1. Chthon (1967)
2. Phthor (1975)
ChthonPhthor
 
Of Man and Manta
1. Omnivore (1968)
2. Orn (1971)
3. Ox (1976)
Of Man and Manta (omnibus) (1986)
OmnivoreOrnOxOf Man and Manta
 
Sos the RopeVar the StickNeq the SwordBattle Circle
 
Jason Striker Martial Arts Volume 1Mistress of DeathJason Striker Martial Arts Series Volume 2Bamboo Bloodbath
Amazon Slaughter and Curse of the NinjaKiai!Ninja's RevengeAmazon Slaughter
 
Vicinity ClusterChaining the LadyKirlian QuestThousandstar
Viscous Circle
 
A Spell for ChameleonThe Source of MagicCastle RoognaCentaur Aisle
Ogre, OgreNight MareDragon on a PedestalCrewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn
Golem in the GearsVale of the VoleHeaven CentMan from Mundania
Isle of ViewQuestion QuestThe Color of Her PantiesDemons Don't Dream
Harpy ThymeGeis of the GargoyleRoc and a Hard PlaceYon Ill Wind
Faun and GamesZombie LoverXone of ContentionThe Dastard
Swell FoopUp in a HeavalCube RouteCurrant Events
Pet PeeveStork NakedAir ApparentTwo to the Fifth
Jumper CableKnot GneissWell-Tempered ClavicleLuck of the Draw
Esrever DoomBoard StiffFive PortraitsSpellbound Xanth
The Magic of XanthMore Magic of XanthPiers Anthony's Visual Guide to XanthA Spell for Chameleon / The Source of Magic / Castle Roogna
The Continuing Xanth SagaXanth: The Quest for Magic
 
God of TarotVision of TarotFaith of TarotTarot
 
Split InfinityBlue AdeptJuxtapositionOut of Phaze
Robot AdeptUnicorn PointPhaze DoubtThe Apprentice Adept
Double Exposure: Split Infinity / Blue Adept / Juxtaposition
 
On a Pale HorseBearing an HourglassWith a Tangled SkeinWielding a Red Sword
Being a Green MotherFor Love of EvilAnd EternityUnder a Velvet Cloak
 
RefugeeMercenaryPoliticianExecutive
StatesmanThe Iron MaidenBio of a Space Tyrant
 
Dragon's GoldSerpent's SilverChimaera's CopperOrc's Opal
Mouvar's MagicThe Adventures of Kelvin of Rud: Dragon's Gold / Serpent's Silver / Chimaera's Copper
 
Virtual ModeFractal ModeChaos ModeDooon Mode
 
Isle of WomanShame of ManHope of EarthMuse of Art
Climate of Change
 
Key to HavocKey to ChromaKey to DestinyKey to Liberty
Key to Survival
 
Xanth by Two
Demons Don't Dream / Harpy Thyme (omnibus) (2010)
Demons Don't Dream / Harpy Thyme
 
Aladdin RelightedAladdin Sins BadAladdin and the Flying DutchmanThe Return of Aladdin
The Aladdin Series Boxed Set Books 1-3
 
Trail Mix
1. Amoeba (2011)
2. Beetle Juice (2011)
AmoebaBeetle Juice
 
To Be A WomanShepherdFlytrapAwares
The Metal Maiden Collection
 
Aliena
1. Aliena (2013)
2. Aliena Too (2014)
AlienaAliena Too
 
Anthologies edited
Uncollected StarsTales from the Great Turtle
 
Non fiction
Biography of an Ogre: The Autobiography of Piers Anthony to Age FiftyLetters to JennyHow Precious Was That While: An AutobiographyAlfred
 
Anthologies containing stories by Piers Anthony
Analog 6Nova 1Again Dangerous Visions Book 1Space Wars
Space StoriesThe Flying Sorcerers
 
Short stories
The Message (with Frances Hall)
The Whole Truth
Possible to Rue (1963)
Quinquepedalian (1963)
The Alien Rulers (1968)
Getting Through University (1968)Hugo (nominee)
In the Barn (1972)


Awards
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1968) : Chthon
Nebula Best Novel nominee (1968) : Chthon
Hugo nominee (1969) : Getting Through University
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1970) : Macroscope
British Fantasy Society Best Novel winner (1978) : A Spell for Chameleon


Books about Piers Anthony
Piers Anthony
 
Piers Anthony recommends
Less Than Human
Less Than Human (1986)
Robert Clarke (Charles Platt)
"Delightful, clever, humorous, and a damned good story... it's a great novel."
Mythology 101
Mythology 101 (1990)
(Mythology, book 1)
Jody Lynn Nye
"A great sense of humor."
The Eye of the World
The Eye of the World (1990)
(Wheel of Time, book 1)
Robert Jordan
"This looks like the next major fantasy epic"
Sundered Soul: A Mythic Tale
Sundered Soul: A Mythic Tale (1990)
Alfred Tella
"Highly impressive ... an exquisitely crafted parable beautifully styled. I was delighted by its quality and sensitivity."
Alchemy Unlimited
Alchemy Unlimited (1990)
(Corwyn Misadventures, book 1)
Douglas W Clark
"What did the Spanish Inqusition do with the demons it exorcised? At last we learn the answer."
Unwillingly to Earth
Unwillingly to Earth (1992)
Pauline Ashwell
"A good, original, pace-setting adventure with a completely human cast of characters... this is some writer."
The Hammer and the Cross
The Hammer and the Cross (1993)
(Hammer and the Cross, book 1)
Harry Harrison
"Savage, authentic, and compelling."
Fools Errant
Fools Errant (1994)
(Archonate, book 1)
Matthew Hughes
"A fine fantasy novel ... develops into a coming-of-age story with an original twist ... clever, literate, thoughtful."
Wizard's First Rule
Wizard's First Rule (1994)
(Sword of Truth, book 1)
Terry Goodkind
"A phenominal fantasy, endlessly inventive, that surely marks the commencement of one of the major careers in the genre."
Lord of the Isles
Lord of the Isles (1997)
(Lord of the Isles, book 1)
David Drake
"The book was fascinating throughout, a pleasure to read. . . . certainly one of the finest epic fantasies of the decade."
The Land Beyond Summer
The Land Beyond Summer (1999)
Brad Linaweaver
"Brad Linaweaver's fantasy land is intriguing and relevant to the concerns of today's young readers."
Rhapsody: Child of Blood
Rhapsody: Child of Blood (1999)
(Symphony of Ages, book 1)
Elizabeth Haydon
"A powerful novel...adventurous, magical."
Immortality
Immortality (2007)
Kevin Bohacz
"Immortality is a fine, tense, scientific mystery adventure that puts mankind in a challenge of survival with a short time limit. This is the way the world could end."
Vampire for Hire
Vampire for Hire (2009)
(Vampire for Hire)
J R Rain
"I enjoyed this immensely."
The Kinshield Legacy
The Kinshield Legacy (2010)
(Kinshield Saga, book 1)
K C May
"The Kinshield Legacy is a rousing good fantasy tale, with nice characterization and some ferocious action. These days I read primarily for business rather than pleasure, but I found myself eager to return to this novel."
Pickled Apocalypse of Pancake Island
Pickled Apocalypse of Pancake Island (2010)
Cameron Pierce
"Weird, wicked, wonderful."
Well of the Damned
Well of the Damned (2013)
(Kinshield Saga, book 3)
K C May
"A rousing, hard-hitting fantasy adventure."
Witches Be Crazy
Witches Be Crazy (2015)
Logan J Hunder
"Fast moving and original...This is a wild fantasy adventure."



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