Tag: Lucius Shepard

Beautiful Blood by Lucius Shepard (book review).

September 26, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Beautiful Blood by Lucius Shepard (book review).

‘Beautiful Blood’ is the first novel-length story featuring the dragon Griaule, a recurring ‘character’ who has appeared in a number of Lucius Shepard’s short stories. Griaule lies dormant on the hillside above the city of Teocinte, where dragon worshippers abound and whole towns have sprung up on the dragon’s back. Richard Rosacher thinks the dragon […]

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Five Autobiographies And A Fiction by Lucius Shepard (book review).

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Five Autobiographies And A Fiction by Lucius Shepard (book review).

Advice given to most wannabe writers is to write about what you know. Certainly this is essential if your work is non-fiction. Bluff can only take you so far but unless they know something the rest of us are not party to. Science Fiction writers have to rely totally on imagination to describe life on […]

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The Dragon Griaule by Lucius Shepard (book review).

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Dragon Griaule by Lucius Shepard (book review).

The dragon Griaule is 6000 feet long and has been lying dormant in the hills for thousands of years exerting his influence over the surrounding country. This collection brings together six short stories and novellas about this enormous dragon, giving different perspectives on his life and influence. ‘The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule’ tells […]

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