Annal: 1978 World Fantasy Award for Novel

Results of the World Fantasy Award in the year 1978.

Book:Our Lady of Darkness

Our Lady of Darkness

Fritz Leiber

Middle-aged San Francisco horror writer Franz Westen is rediscovering ordinary life following a long alcoholic binge. The one day, peering at his apartment window from a top a nearby hill, he sees a pale, brown thing lean out his window…and wave.

This encounter sends Westen on a quest through ancient books and modern streets, for the dark forces and paramental entities that thrive amidst the towering skyscrapers…and, meanwhile, the entities are also looking for him.

Book:The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever

Stephen R. Donaldson

One of the most remarkable epic fantasies ever written.

He called himself Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever because he dared not believe in the strange alternate world in which he suddenly found himself. Yet he was tempted to believe, to fight for the Land, to be the reincarnation of its greatest hero….

Book:The Hour of the Oxrun Dead

The Hour of the Oxrun Dead

Charles L. Grant

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