The Adventures of Duncan and Mallory #1
Asprin, Robert L.
|Publication Date:||Nov 2013|
| Publisher:||Wildside Press, LLC|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $14.99|
| Book Description: |
- Duncan was the naive son of a minor nobleman, more interested in romancethan war. Mallory was a dragon, more interested in con jobs and quick money thanbeing a fearsome monster. When they team up, their adventures - or rathermis-adventures - make for a hilarious fantasy romp!
Robert Lynn Asprin was born June 28, 1946 in St. Johns, Michigan to Daniel and Lorraine Asprin. Asprin attended the University of Michigan from 1964-65. In 1965, Robert served in the U.S. Army until mid-1966. Asprin then began a career as an accountant, moving up to cost accountant in a small subsidiary of the Xerox Corporation in Ann Arbor in 1976.
In 1975, Asprin began working upon a science-fiction novel called Cold Cash War. Asprin sold this idea to St. Martin's Press and soon found himself a published writer. When other publishers approached him for a second novel, Asprin revealed that he had written up a draft of a comedy-fantasy work originally entitled The Demon and I, but they felt that he shouldn't stray far from the science-fiction of his first work. So Asprin began work on The Bug Wars. While working on The Bug Wars, Asprin was approached by Donning Publishing, and asked if he had a submission for their new publishing house, Starblaze. Asprin showed them The Demon and I, which Donning quickly accepted. At the last minute the title was changed to the familiar Another Fine Myth, which became quite popular. With that, Asprin quit his job and started his career as a fulltime freelance writer.
Asprin wrote and edited over 50 books. He died of a myocardial infarction at home in his bed on May 22, 2008.
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