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Tanith Lee

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Tanith Lee

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Full Name: Tanith Lee
Born: September 19, 1947
London, England, UK
Died: May 24, 2015
East Sussex, England, UK
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: British
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Biography

Tanith Lee is a British writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. She is the author of 77 novels, 14 collections, and almost 300 short stories. She has also written four radio plays broadcast by the BBC and two scripts for the UK, science fiction, cult television series "Blake's 7."

Before becoming a full time writer, Lee worked as a file clerk, an assistant librarian, a shop assistant, and a waitress.

Her first short story, "Eustace," was published in 1968, and her first novel (for children) The Dragon Hoard was published in 1971.

Her career took off in 1975 with the acceptance by Daw Books USA of her adult fantasy epic The Birthgrave for publication as a mass-market paperback, and Lee has since maintained a prolific output in popular genre writing.

Lee twice won the World Fantasy Award: once in 1983 for best short fiction for “The Gorgon” and again in 1984 for best short fiction for “Elle Est Trois (La Mort).” She has been a Guest of Honour at numerous science fiction and fantasy conventions including the Boskone XVIII in Boston, USA in 1981, the 1984 World Fantasy Convention in Ottawa, Canada, and Orbital 2008 the British National Science Fiction convention (Eastercon) held in London, England in March 2008. In 2009 she was awarded the prestigious title of Grand Master of Horror.

Lee is the daughter of two ballroom dancers, Bernard and Hylda Lee. Despite a persistent rumour, she is not the daughter of the actor Bernard Lee who played "M" in the James Bond series of films of the 1960s.

Tanith Lee married author and artist John Kaiine in 1992.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works

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 The Birthgrave Trilogy

 1. (1975)
 2. (1978)
 3. (1978)
 
 
 
 

 Blood Opera

 1. (1992)
 2. (1993)
 3. (1994)
 
 
 
 

 Castle of Dark

 1. (1978)
 2. (1982)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Claidi Journals / Wolf Tower

 1. (1998)
 2. (2000)
 3. (2001)
 4. (2002)
 
 

 Don't Bite the Sun

 0. (1979)
 1. (1976)
 2. (1977)
 
 
 
 

 Imaginings

 1. (2012)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Lionwolf

 1. (2004)
 2. (2005)
 3. (2007)
 
 
 
 

 Sabella

 1. (1980)
 2. (1980)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 The Secret Books of Paradys

 1. (1988)
 2. (1988)
 3. (1991)
 4. (1993)
 
 

 The Secret Books of Venus

 1. (1998)
 2. (1999)
 3. (2002)
 4. (2003)
 
 

 The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee

 1. (2009)
 2. (2009)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Silver Metal Lover

 1. (1981)
 2. (2005)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Tales from the Flat Earth

 1. (1978)
 2. (1979)
 3. (1981)
 4. (1986)
 5. (1987)

 Terri Windling's Fairy Tales

 6. (2000)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Unicorn

 1. (1991)
 2. (1994)
 3. (1997)
 
 
 
 

 Wars of Vis

 1. (1976)
 2. (1983)
 3. (1988)
 
 
 
 

 Short Fiction


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