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Brust, Steven 1955-

Works: 79 works in 285 publications in 4 languages and 11,553 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Fantasy fiction  History  Diary fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3552.R84, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Brust
The incrementalists by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Incrementalists--a secret society of two hundred people with an unbroken lineage reaching back forty thousand years. They cheat death, share lives and memories, and communicate with one another across nations, races, and time. They have an epic history, an almost magical memory, and a very modest mission: to make the world better, just a little bit at a time. Their ongoing argument about how to do this is older than most of their individual memories. Phil, whose personality has stayed stable through more incarnations than anyone else's, has loved Celeste--and argued with her--for most of the last four hundred years. But now Celeste, recently dead, embittered, and very unstable, has changed the rules--not incrementally, and not for the better. Now the heart of the group must gather in Las Vegas to save the Incrementalists, and maybe the world"--
Dragon by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy on Vlad Taltos, an assassin with a sense of humor. On a mission to recover a magic sword, he finds himself serving as a foot soldier in an army, something of a comedown for an elite assassin
Dzur by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run for years after a devastating betrayal, short-statured former Jhereg captain, Vlad Taltos, secretly returns to his imperial city home to find that the rackets he once commanded are under the control of a mysterious cabal of women
Tiassa by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after his successes as an assassin and a mobster enabled his influential acceptance by the Dragonlords, Empire, and Jenoine, Vlad Taltos endeavors to acqure a god-made artifact that will help him execute a lucrative con
Jhegaala by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from the collapse of his marriage, and with the criminal Jhereg organization out to eliminate him, Vlad decides to hide out among his relatives in faraway Fenario. All he knows about them is that their family name is Merss and that they live in a papermaking industrial town called Burz. At first Burz isn't such a bad place, though the paper mill reeks to high heaven. But the longer he stays there, the stranger it becomes. No one will tell him where to find his relatives. Even stranger, when he mentions the name Merss, people think he's threatening them. The witches' coven that every Fenarian town and city should have is nowhere in evidence. And the Guild, which should be protecting the city's craftsmen and traders, is an oppressive, all-powerful organization, into which no tradesman would ever be admitted. Then a terrible thing happens. In its wake, far from Draegara, without his usual organization working for him, Vlad is going to have to do his sleuthing amidst an alien people: his own. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Iorich by Steven Brust( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House Jhereg, Dragaera's organized crime syndicate, is still hunting Vlad Taltos. There's a big price on his head in Draegara City. Then he hears disturbing news. Aliera--longtime friend, sometime ally--has been arrested by the Empire on a charge of practicing elder sorcery, a capital crime, and there appears to be no one that can help her except Vlad
The phoenix guards by Steven Brust( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khaavren of the House of Tiassa is a son of landless nobility, possessor of a good sword and "tolerably well-acquainted with its use." Along with three loyal friends, he enthusiastically seeks out danger and excitement. But in a realm renowned for repartee and betrayals, where power is as mutable as magic, a young man like Khaavren, newly come from the countryside, had best be wary. His life depends on it. And so does the future of Draegara. Set in the same world as Stephen Brust's beloved Vlad Taltos books, The Phoenix Guards is a fantasy rewrite of The Three Musketeers'a swashbuckling tale of adventure. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
The lord of Castle Black by Steven Brust( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's been 250 years since Adron's Disaster, and power vacuums never stay that way for long. Kana, a Dragonlord, has been expanding his holdings. He now controls almost half the area that was once the Empire, in effect, the Empire re-created with himself on the throne"--Jacket
Issola by Steven Brust( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vlad Taltos' latest adventures take place after the conclusion of Orca (1996). Still on the run from the Jhereg, Vlad is tracked down by Lady Teldra of Castle Black. Both Morrolan and Aliera have disappeared, and sorcery, telepathy, and even Sethra Lavode can't find them. It is feared that they are captives of neither the dead nor the gods but of the Jenoine, the ancient creators of Dragaera and its gods. So what is an ex-assassin (Vlad) to do?"
Five hundred years after by Steven Brust( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place 500 years after the events portrayed in the author's previous novel, The Phoenix Guard. Four Empire loyalists, Khaavren, Perl, Aerich and Tazendra, battle a plot to destroy the Orb of the Empire and overthrow the Emperor
Hawk by Steven Brust( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hawk, the latest in Stephen Brusts's New York Times bestselling Vlad Taltos series. Years ago, Vlad Taltos came from the East, to make his way as a human amidst the impossibly tall, fantastically long-lived natives of the Dragaeran Empire. He joined the Jhereg, the Dragaeran House (of which there are seventeen) that handles the Empire's vices: gambling, rackets, organized crime. He became a professional assassin. He was good at it. But that was then, before Vlad and the Jhereg became mortal enemies. For years, Vlad has run from one end of the Empire to the other, avoiding the Jhereg assassins who pursue him. Now, finally, he's back in the imperial capital where his family and friends are. He means to stay there this time. Whatever happens. And whatever it takes"--
Agyar by Steven Brust( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House in a quiet college town. Here he plays his familiar role: the handsome drifter, the mysterious stranger, the sharp-tongued and heartless Lothario. But in this town are two women, one young and one as ageless as he. And one of these two women will cost him much more than his blackened soul. Once again author Steven Brust proves himself to be one of the most dazzling new stars of the fantasy field with this dark, sharp urban fantasy of the immortal, amoral Agyar
Freedom & necessity by Steven Brust( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th Century plot by capitalists in England to stem social reform. The hero is James Cobham, an English revolutionary and one of the founders of Communism. The novel describes the various attempts by the plotters to get rid of him and how he fights back with the aid of his woman. Politics, intrigue, romance
The book of Jhereg : contains the complete text of Jhereg, Yendi, and Teckla by Steven Brust( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the first three adventures of the swashbuckling assassin Vlad Taltos and his smart-mouthed reptile familiar Loiosh
The gypsy by Steven Brust( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and French and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neither Stepovich, a seasoned cop, nor Cigany, a gypsy who stalks the city streets in a cloud of magic, seems to be able to find the killer who is leaving a trail of dead bodies all over the city
The sun, the moon, and the stars by Steven Brust( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time there was a kingdom that lived in darkness, for the Sun, the Moon, and the Stars were hidden in a box, and that box was hidden in a sow's belly, and that sow was hidden in a troll's cave, and that cave was surely hidden at the end of the world. The King had promised to give half of his kingsom and his daughter in marriage to anyone who could fix the Sun, Moon, and Stars in the sky, and Csucskári the Gypsy boy had vowed to try, signing a contract in letters of burning gold. -- Jacket flap
The book of Taltos by Steven Brust( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus featuring assassin Vlad Talot and his dragon companion contains "Taltos," in which Vlad pursues a thieving Dragaeran employee to the lair of Sethra Lavode, and "Phoenix," in which he must repay a debt to the Demon-Goddess with his professionalservices as an assassin
The book of Athyra by Steven Brust( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the sixth and seventh Vlad Taltos novels, in which the sorcerer-assassin decides to retire but finds that the House of Jhereg is not ready to let him go, and Vlad's repayment of a debt to a boy who saved his life uncovers a financial scandal that threatens repercussions throughout the empire
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Alternative Names
Brust, Steven Karl Zoltan.

Brust, Steven Karl Zoltán 1955-

Steven Brust Amerikaans auteur

Steven Brust auteur américain de science-fiction et fantasy

Steven Brust author of fantasy and science fiction from USA

Steven Brust US-amerikanischer Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Steven Karl Zoltán Brust

Стивен Браст

Стивън Бруст

סטיבן בראסט

ブルースト, スティーヴン

English (116)

French (7)

Spanish (3)

Russian (2)

DzurTiassaJhegaalaIorichThe phoenix guardsThe lord of Castle BlackIssolaFive hundred years after