viernes, 2 de febrero de 2018

Novedad: The Father of Lies, de K.J. Parker

Esta semana se ha puesto a la venta The Father of Lies, la nueva colección de relatos y novelas cortas de K.J. Parker. Esta es su sinopsis:
Bringing together K. J. Parker’s recent novellas and novelettes, totaling over 500 pages of wry, twisty fiction, Father of Lies delves into the arcane as never before. Set amid the world of Parker’s critically acclaimed novels and award winning stories, as well as our own, this volume reveals a side rarely glimpsed in his other works. Contained herein are the tales of creatures that pluck the strings of existence, exposing the seedy underbelly of ultimate power as only Parker can. 
It begins with love, as it often does. In All the Things We Do for Love, Parker demonstrates the age old proverb ‘be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.’ It continues with a fall from grace, in Downfall of the Gods, where a daughter of heaven unwittingly pits herself against her divine family. Demonic pacts are everywhere, in The Devil You Know, where Parker returns to Saloninus, his iconic character who will finish what he started so many years ago. It ends with a beginning, in No Peace for the Wicked, as a New Pope is chosen to push back the darkness. 
Filled with Parker’s hallmark wit and biting humor, Father of Lies is an essential collection, not just for the dedicated fantasist, but for anyone committed to a great story well told. Like all of KJ Parker's brilliant fiction, these stories whisper the truth.

Just ask yourself, can you trust the Father of Lies?

7 comentarios:

  1. Muy buena colección, la única que no he leído es No Peace for the Wicked.

  2. Me parece que ese relato es original de la antologia

    1. Ah, ¡malditos! La perfidia de los editores no conoce límites.

  3. La tengo en el kindle. Me leí el primer relato y no pude seguir proque NMDLV.

  4. Los que he leído me han gustado mucho

  5. Si el primero es The Things We Do For Love, coincide que fue el primero que leí de Parker. Está su humor y su filosofía bien condensaditas.