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The fallible fiend

by L. Sprague De Camp

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghouls and ogres -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementL. Sprague De Camp.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesThorndike Press large print science fiction series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.E2344 F35 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3562026M
    ISBN 100786246626
    LC Control Number2002028415
    OCLC/WorldCa50155371

      The Fallible Fiend is the third book in the Novarian Series. Disclosure: An adventure I wrote, The Tribe of Ogg and The Gift of Suss, was discussed in this episode. Within you will find: Classes Author Bob Brinkman provides information for not one, but two, classes of subhumans. In addition, an occupation table and an equipment table are provided. Comments by CR: The Fallible Fiend () by L. Sprague de Camp () is a modestly entertaining fantasy set in the land of Novaria. Readers of de Camp's "The Reluctant King" trilogy: "The Goblin Tower" (), "The Clocks of Iraz" () and "The Unbeheaded King" () or his last Novaria book "The Honorable Barbarian" () will be farmiliar with the landscape, place names and the.

      RETROSPECTIVE: The Fallible Fiend by L. Sprague de Camp — Grognardia — “The Fallible Fiend is an important book in understanding the kind of world Gygax saw as a typical one for D&D. Novaria is a parallel Earth in that there are lots of obvious historical and cultural similarities, but they’re echoes rather than mirror images, even.   The Fallible Fiend I recently had the opportunity to acquire and read L. Sprague de Camp's The Fallible Fiend (), and it's completely delightful; a real treasure and highly recommended. Of course, in Gygax's Appendix N, it's one of two works by de Camp called out by name (the other being Lest Darkness Fall).

    The Fallible Fiend - L. Sprague de Camp - First Printing Fallible Fiend: Ordered to spend a year's servitude on the human plane, Zdim the demon, a mild-mannered scholar of logic and philosophy, becomes the city of Ir's last chance when a barbarian armada threatens to attack. The Fallible Fiend by L. Sprague de Camp () originally appeared in Fantastic (December and February ). It is the first of the Novaria books but the only one featuring Zdim the fiend. Zdim is a fiend who is sold into servitude to a wizard named Maldivius.


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The Fallible Fiend seems like a good idea for a novel. Instead of wizards, witches and humans telling us how awful and dangerous demons are, this is life from a demon's point of view.

However, demon Zdim is a literal chap and demon or not, people who take things literally can lead to hilarious consequences/5. The Fallible Fiend () by L. Sprague de Camp () is a modestly entertaining fantasy set in the land of Novaria.

Readers of de Camp's "The Reluctant King" trilogy: "The Goblin Tower" (), "The Clocks of Iraz" () and "The Unbeheaded King" () or his last Novaria book "The Honorable Barbarian" () will be farmiliar with the /5(11).

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The Fallible Friend The protagonist, Zdim, is an indentured servant, some reptilian traits, who engages in something akin to rule-book slowdown. It may be somewhat of a stretch but there is some similarity with Till Eulenspiegel.

The latter did usually impersonates a. Get this from a library. The fallible fiend. [L Sprague De Camp] -- The demon Zdim is forced to serve a human sorcerer for a year but has a hard time understanding human thinking.

The Fallible Fiend I recently had the opportunity to acquire and read L. Sprague de Camp's The Fallible Fiend (), and it's completely delightful; a real treasure and highly recommended. Of course, in Gygax's Appendix N, it's one of two works by de Camp called.

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The Fallible Fiend is a humorous novel, although not in a laugh-out-loud way. Instead, as most satire, he causes the reader to recognize the humor of the situation and compare it to their own situation while at the same time beginning to think about how the satire is real and how it is exaggeration.

Purchase this book from. Return to: Thanks. The Fallible Fiend is an important book in understanding the kind of world Gygax saw as a typical one for D&D. Novaria is a parallel Earth in that there are lots of obvious historical and cultural similarities, but they're echoes rather than mirror images, even twisted ones.

Condition: Very good. This copy of Fallible Fiend, by L. Sprague de Camp, is a mass market paperback, published by Signet [#, #Q,1st thus. [Spine crease, textblock and Seller Rating: % positive. View all covers for The Fallible Fiend (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Al Nofi () in Amra V2n60, September The Fallible Fiend L.

Sprague deCamp THE PERFECT SERVANT (NOT!) He looked like a cross between a dragon and a catfish, and he could bend iron bars into pretzels with a flick of his hand.5/5.

The Fallible Fiend () About book: L. Sprague De Camp is famous for his numerous light fantasy novels. They are sort of the potato chips of fantasy lit, tasty but not particularly filling. This is one of his lesser works.

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The Perfect Servant (NOT!) He looked like a cross between a dragon and a catfish, and he could bend iron bands into pret Brand: Orion.

The subject for review today is the novel The Fallible Fiend by L. Sprague de Camp. Written inthis novel follows the adventures of a demon named Zdim. (Note that Dragon Naturally Speaking does not handle the name Zdim very well.) Much of the humor of the book is based on the differences between what the demon expects and what his new.

The Fallible Fiend by L. Sprague de Camp. Random House Publishing Group, Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

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