Welcome to a new series exploring the early classics of science fiction and fantasy, with your host, Mr. Dusty Jackets, OM OB FEC Bsc(Cantab) MChem(Oxon)MscD CMAS CM CWP FWS NBCCH PLS
I was pottering around in my library the other day, top-shelf to the right of the mantle and to the left of my collection of Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis, when my eye fell on the twelve narrow volumes of Robert Asprin’s Myth Adventures. On a whim I took out the first book in the series, Another Fine Myth, and pondered its striking cover: a young Skeeve, his pet dragon Gleep, the demon Aahz, and the green-haired Tananda striding towards me. I was suddenly transported back to my childhood and the beginnings of my journey into the world of science fiction and fantasy.