WorldCat Identities

Anthony, Piers

Overview
Works: 524 works in 2,151 publications in 8 languages and 110,889 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humorous stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3551.N73, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Piers Anthony
On a pale horse by Piers Anthony( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zane belongs to a world in which the scientific revolution has been followed by the revolution of magic, and he is thrust into the role of Death
Wielding a red sword by Piers Anthony( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4
Bearing an hourglass by Piers Anthony( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norton, grief-stricken over the death of his child and the suicide of his beloved, volunteers to become the Incarnation of Time and finds himself enmeshed in Satan's foul plot to destroy all that is good
With a tangled skein by Piers Anthony( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niobe's only chance of revenging her lover's murder is to solve a maze of riddles devised by Satan. But since her strength is beauty, not intelligence, the question becomes whether her failure has already been woven into the Tapestry of Fate
And eternity by Piers Anthony( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Russian and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women form a triumvirate and pursue a mysterious quest that takes them through numerous trials and their souls become the proving ground for eternal questions of good, evil, and divinity
Being a green mother by Piers Anthony( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orb, a mythical female plays her magic harp and Satan appears. Phrophecy had said she would marry Evil
For love of evil by Piers Anthony( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twelfth-century France, Parry grows into a powerful sorcerer and then a powerful Inquisitor. Living in depravity, he ends his days at the gates of hell
Demons don't dream by Piers Anthony( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young adventurers are drawn into the world of Xanth through a computer game and find themselves in a desperate race against time when treachery, danger, and deceit place Xanth itself in peril, as they learn that some things are more important than winning
Centaur aisle by Piers Anthony( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fantasy series features magic as a weapon in the conservation of the universe." "The magic of Xanth was useless in Mundania, until Dor tried honestly."
Virtual mode by Piers Anthony( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young people in love search for each other in separate realities as they try to get back to each other
Out of Phaze by Piers Anthony( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mach sometimes dreams about Phaze where magic abounds when things seem hard in his logical world, Proton. One day he awakes in Phase to discover that he has changed places with Bane, a resident of Phase
Geis of the Gargoyle by Piers Anthony( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest adventure of Gary Gargoyle in the land of Xanth. It centers on a geis, a magical compulsion, an obligation of honor which the bearer must complete before the spell is lifted. In this case, the hero's geis is to save a river from pollution
Harpy thyme by Piers Anthony( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloha, the beautiful offspring of a chance mating between a harpy and a goblin, asks the Good Magician Humfrey for help in finding the one true love with whom she can share her life and is sent on a perilous quest in search of truth, friendship, and eventually happiness
Roc and a hard place by Piers Anthony( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best Books for Young Teen Readers. Demoness Metria must find a jury to acquit Roxanne Roc of bizarre crimes
Night mare by Piers Anthony( Book )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night Mare centers around Mare Imbrium, one of the night mares charged with delivering bad dreams to the people of Xanth. Imbri carries half a soul, her fee for being the unwilling steed of the half-nymph Tandy. She is unwilling to relinquish her soul, though the conscience that comes with it impedes her ability to deliver bad dreams. The Night Stallion, ruler of the gourd realm, banishes Imbri to the day world and sends her to meet Trent, King of Xanth, with an ominous message. Mare meets the relentless, unforgiving Horseman and for the night mare, everything begins to become a horrible nightmare!
A spell for Chameleon by Piers Anthony( Book )

37 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age 25 Bink was exiled from the magic land of Xanth because he had no magic spell that was observable to his people. But both the good genie and the magic wall chart insisted that he did. How could he prove he had magic? This is the introductory Xanth novel where the reader first meets the young hero Bink and his quest to find magical powers. Two others in this extensive series are: Castle Roogna and The Source of Magic (both 1987). Exiled to Mundania from the magical land of Xanth for failing to demonstrate any magical talents, Bink and his friend Chameleon eventually discover that Bink's unique talent is that magic cannot harm him
Isle of woman by Piers Anthony( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first in a series about humanity's odyssey from savagery to civilization
Ogre, ogre by Piers Anthony( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tandy and Nymph becomes lost in the magical land of Xanth, she is forced to rely on the ugly ogre, Smash, to rescue her
Crewel lye : a caustic yarn by Piers Anthony( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan was once a valorous knight before he was killed. Now he is a ghost riding his horse on dangerous missions over 400 years into the past
Castle Roogna by Piers Anthony( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millie had been a ghost for 800 years. But now restored by the magic of Xanth, she was again a maddeningly desirable woman
 
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Alternative Names
Anthony, Piers 1934-

Ėntoni, Pirs

Entony, Pirs 1934-

Jacob, Piers A. D.

Jacob, Piers Anthony.

Jacob, Piers Anthony Dillingham.

Jacob Piers Anthony Dillingham 1934-....

Piers Anthony.

Piers Anthony brytyjski pisarz

Piers Anthony écrivain britannique

Piers Anthony englischer SF- und Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Piers Anthony scrittore britannico

Piers, Robert 1934-

Xanthony, Pier 1934-

Джекоб, Пирс Энтони Диллингэм 1934-

Пиърс Антъни

Энтони, Пирс

Энтони, Пирс 1934-

אנתוני, פיר

بيرس أنتوني

پیرز آنتونی

アンソニイ, ピアズ

ピアズ・アンソニイ

Languages
English (390)

Polish (21)

French (13)

Czech (6)

Russian (5)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Italian (2)

Covers
Wielding a red swordBearing an hourglassWith a tangled skeinAnd eternityBeing a green motherFor love of evilDemons don't dreamCentaur aisle