Mundy’s writings, including Tros of Samothrace, Purple Pirate and Om, remain as classics in the fantasy genre. And yet, there is a mystery about Talbot Mundy that parallels the marvelous writing that he produced.
Talbot Mundy: Messenger of Destiny is a bio-bibliography that provides new information about the author, while providing bibliographical material for the collector-enthusiast. The book contains biographical essays by Dawn Mundy and Peter Ellis, appreciations by Fritz Leiber and Darrel Crombie, and detailed book and magazine information on Mundy’s stories, including his long and exciting association with Adventure magazine. Also included are personal photographs, book cover reproductions, and a wealth of associative material.