Focus on... Steven Erikson

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Biography 

 

Known by his fans as Steven Erikson, Steve Rune Lundin (1959) is a talented writer and the creator of the very popular Malazan Book of the Fallen novels and novellas. His first work Gardens of the Moon (1999) was acclaimed for its "combination of originality and intelligent, strong and exciting storytelling". It can be said with certainty that he belongs to the canon of fantasy writers and joins the ranks of much respected authors like Robin Hobb and George R.R. Martin. He surmounts the classical themes of the fantasy genre by creating complex characters who do not simply belong to the categories of ‘goodies’ and ‘badies’. Steven Erikson has also been well received for ‘non-malazan’ books as we can see with stories such as Revolvo or for works written as ‘Steven Lundin’ like When she’s gone.  Before he became a writer Erikson studied anthropology, archaeology and graduated at the Iowo Writer’s Workshop. His studies served him well later on as a source of inspiration for his writing career.

 

Bibliography

 

As Steven Erikson

 

Malazan Book of the Fallen series: Novels

 

  • Gardens of the Moon (1999)
  • Deadhouse Gates (2000)
  • Memories of Ice (2001)
  • House of Chains (2002)
  • Midnight Tides (2004)
  • The Bonehunters (2006)
  • Reaper's Gale (2007)
  • Toll the Hounds (2008)
  • Dust of Dreams (2009)
  • The Crippled God (2011)

 

           

 

Malazan Book of the Fallen series: Novellas

 

Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach

 

  • Blood Follows (2002)
  • The Healthy Dead (2004)
  • The Lees of Laughter's End (2007)
  • Crack’d Pot Trail (2009)

 

Non-Malazan

 

Novellas

 

  • The Devil Delivered (2004)
  • Revolvo (2008)

 

           

 

As Steven Lundin

 

Novels

 

  • This River Awakens (1998)
  • Fishin' with Grandma Matchie (2005)
  • When She's Gone (2004)

 

Short stories and novellas

 

  • A Ruin of Feathers (1991)
  • Stolen Voices (1993)
  • Revolvo & Other Canadian Tales (1998)
  • Quashie Trapp Blacklight (2007)
  • This Rich Evil Sound (2007) 
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