Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2019, A great bunch of short stories that blend science fiction and fantasy with the old west. Unable to add item to List. In tone, they reminded me of the Old Nathan stories from David Drake or maybe the Silver John stories of Manly Wade Wellman. Alan Dean Foster contacted me in 1997 and had a few insights into Russell's mysterious retirement. With his saddlebags overflowing with mysteries you’d better not try to peruse, to his mount that you’d best not try to rustle, Mad Amos roams the Old West settling scores, righting wrongs, and just occasionally coming up against trolls, sprites, dragons, spirits of the Earth, evil magicians—and most dangerous of all, dogs and cats.Thar’s gold, guns, liquor, wimmen, good spells and evil spells. These are stories of old times told with a touch of magic and make for a great read. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. With Friends Like These... by Alan Dean Foster With Friends Like These... is a collection of short stories by Alan Dean Foster. There was Paul Bunyan. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2019. Homepage. Alan Dean Foster has long been one of my favorite authors. Mad Amos deals with ‘em all. Was a most enjoyable read each story had a great twist. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Happy reading! He was born in New York City but was raised mainly in California. Discover all times top stories about Alan Dean Foster on Medium. Copyright © Dreame. Alan Dean Foster's work to date includes excursions into hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. They alert us when OverDrive services are not working as expected. These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. Not all pf the subjects held my attention though. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. in Political Science from UCLA in 1968 and got his Master of Fine Arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles in 1969. This information helps us design a better experience for all users. There was Pecos Bill. Alan Dean Foster This collection brings together the underwater epic fantasy Oshenerth, as well as 28 incredible short stories from The Taste of Different Dimensions and The Flavors of Other Worlds. :) You have to read the book to see what I mean. Fun scenerios, crisp writing, eloquent prose. Alan Dean Foster is an American author of fantasy and science fiction novels , who has to his credit a long list of hit novels. Reviewed in the United States on August 25, 2018. Liked the fact they were short stories, so, some of them I could finish in one sitting. I like to read one or two before bed, just to unwind. But then what else do you expect form Alan Dean Foster? After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2018. Thirteen  Science Fiction Tales from a Master Storyteller  The Flavors of Other Worlds: 13 Science Fiction Tales from a Master Storyteller, The Taste of Different Dimensions: 15 Fantasy Tales from a Master Storyteller. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. 100 Great Short Stories! That's no bad thing. Absolutely one of my favourite characters. These stories are fun, inventive and entertaining. Please try your request again later. These stories leave his Sci-Fi heritage behind in favor of the old West. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Foster took EFR's short story, Design for Great Day, and expanded it into a novel of the same name. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. Maybe a little crazed, maybe a little other-dimensional, and always impossible to tell if he’s just a left a room at the asylum or the Sorbonne. OverDrive uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience, monitor our performance, and understand overall usage trends for OverDrive services (including OverDrive websites and apps). For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I also now know the true origin of a number of modern day locations. From fighting giant bugs to defeating an interstellar empire without firing a shot; from scientific idiot savants toying with the universe to how the robots will really win the robot apocalypse, these thirteen flavorful tales are guaranteed to entertain, amuse, awe, and maybe even enlighten. I'm a fan of tall tales and these are some of the tallest. Become a member Sign in Get started. Alan Dean Foster has long been one of my favorite authors. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. He received hi B.A. Includes the first appearance in print of the Icerigger novellete “Chilling” and a new novelette, “Valentin Sharffen and the Code of Doom.”. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Editing The Best of Eric Frank Russell. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Strangest of all was the giant mountain man they called Mad Amos Malone. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. A worthy read, indeed. For the most part, the tales featured are examples of his early work; in fact, the very first story he ever had published is included as the first piece in this book. Isfdb: The White Hotel (Fantastic Stories, Summer 2004) A sample from this collection. These stories leave his Sci-Fi heritage behind in favor of the old West. Please try again. Awarded Galaxy, in 1979, and Southwest Book Award, in 1991 (Cyber Way). Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I enjoy the introductions to the stories as much as the stories, and I want more. Somehow reading about a larger than life hero who helps others for no other reason than that he can makes me happy. Truly a delightful assembly of tales here, worthy of Baron Von Münchausen! Reviewed in the United States on October 2, 2018, I would of liked the hardcover version so much better I don’t like not having an option as to what format the book comes in I like having an option thank you, Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2020, Great initial story. Bravo, Mr. Foster! These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. Would love for Mr. Foster to write a book about the origins of Mad Amos Malone, especially how did he get hooked up with the "unicorn", Reviewed in the United States on October 26, 2020. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Strange Music: A Pip and Flinx Adventure (Adventures of Pip & Flinx), Hunger on the Chisholm Trail (Splatter Western). To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. The Black Hole by Alan Dean Foster In which nobody ends up in Hell. All Rights Reserved. His first novel was published in 1972, since when he has published many short stories, novels and film novelizations, including the New York Times bestselling SPLINTER OF THE MIND'S EYE and FLINX IN FLUX. it may not be posable but I enjoyed the journey i went on through these stories emencely, sorry about the spelling, I cant find the wright words, unlike Alan Dean Foster who uses words like an expert swords man. Alan Dean Foster sold his first short story in 1968. Just keep clear of his Sharp’s rifle and the fact that he hasn’t had a bath in weeks. Thanks, Alan. Every story was entertaining and exciting. Homepage. In tone, they reminded me of the Old Nathan stories from David Drake or maybe the Silver John stories of Manly Wade Wellman. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 1, 2018. There are thousands of short stories in our short story library, but with so many stories and so little time, we did you the favor of collecting our favorite 100 short stories in one place for you to enjoy. Isfdb: Stii, its a good set of yarns, Reviewed in the United States on October 31, 2019. I will be scouring the net for further tales of Mad Amos Malone. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2019. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Proceed to checkout ({qq} items) {$$$.$$}, + $24.86 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to India. Please try again. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please review the types of cookies we use below. Atop his massive, swift, and permanently irascible steed Worthless, Mad Amos crops up everywhere from the construction of the transcontinental railroad to a poor woman’s kitchen, confronting everything from Yellowstone spirits to yellow-bellied snake-oil salesmen. Alan Dean Foster (US, born 1946) ISFDB Bibliography; Wikipedia Entry; Stories currently online: Perception (Firebirds Rising Anthology, 2004) A sample from this collection. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Strange characters cast long shadows over the Old West. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Please try again.

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