Annal: 1973 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

Results of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award in the year 1973.

Book:The Song of Rhiannon

The Song of Rhiannon: The Third Branch of the Mabinogion

Evangeline Walton

In The Song of Rhiannon, the struggle continues with Manawyddan and his son Pryderi, the rightful heir to the throne, battling the force of an ancient curse

Book:The Dancer from Atlantis

The Dancer from Atlantis

Poul Anderson

During a cruise to Japan, Duncan Reid is suddenly transported into the distant past, where he and three other time travelers try to find the way home.

Book:Deryni Checkmate

Deryni Checkmate: Book 2 of the Chronicles of Deryni

Katherine Kurtz

The number of Deryni was small, for they had been hounded for generations and kept their identities secret. Those who managed to retain their arcane powers concealed their background—for bitter persecution once again swept the land of Gwynedd, inspired by a raving fanatic sworn to destroy all Deryni in a final bloodbath.

Book:The Farthest Shore

The Farthest Shore: Book 3 of The Earthsea Cycle

Ursula K. Le Guin

Darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: the world and its wizards are losing their magic. Despite being wearied with age, Ged Sparrowhawk—Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord—embarks on a daring, treacherous journey, accompanied by Enlad’s young Prince Arren, to discover the reasons behind this devastating pattern of loss. Together they will sail to the farthest reaches of their world—even beyond the realm of death—as they seek to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it.

Book:Green Phoenix

Green Phoenix

Thomas Burnett Swann

Book:The Guns of Avalon

The Guns of Avalon: Book 2 of the Chronicles of Amber

Roger Zelazny

Across the worlds of Shadow, Corwin, Prince of blood royal, heir to the throne of Amber, gathers his forces for an assault that will yeild up to him the crown that is rightfully his. But, a growing darkness of his own doing threatens Corwin’s plans, an evil that stretches to the heart of the perfect kingdom itself where the demonic forces of Chaos mass to annihilate Amber and all who would rule there.

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