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Summary

A classic tale featuring two of the most-memorable characters in sword and sorcery, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser.

Over a span of 50 years, the late Fritz Leiber wrote dozens of adventures, set in the fictional city of Lankhmar, featuring the seven-foot-tall barbarian and the diminuitive thief. "Ill Met in Lankhmar" was honored with both the 1971 Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novella.

©1995 Renewed 1995 by Fritz Leiber (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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  • Silk
  • 23-10-16

The disaster prone duo

Lieber is among the god fathers of modern sword and sorcery right up there with Howard. Both where indirectly connected through
Being part of the Lovecraft circle. This is the story of how mouser a swashbuckling fencer and thief meets the bardic barbarian fafhrd who forges lifelong bond in a night of revelry that soon turns to raging revenge.

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  • MacGruber
  • 27-08-16

Good classic fantasy

Is there anything you would change about this book?

No.

What did you like best about this story?

Classic fantasy story, but not your typical heroes.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

The narrator could have done a better job of making each character distinctive.

Could you see Ill Met in Lankhmar being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Jerome Flynn (Bronn from GoT) as the Gray Mouser and Liam Neeson as Fafhrd because he's tall?

Any additional comments?

Interesing, may read/listen to more.

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