Role of Books: The Riddle of the Wren

from Dragon Magazine #92 (December 1984) The Riddle of the Wren Charles de Lint Ace Books Someone at Ace Books apparently decided that The Riddle of the Wren was destined for obscurity; I first saw a copy at a local 7-11 store, and the book still hasn’t shown up at most of the bookstores in …

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Role of Books: The Name of the Rose

from Dragon Magazine#92  (December 1984) The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco Warner Books At first glance, a fantasy gamer might not expect to find anything of interest in The Name of the Rose; it’s the sort of book that looks spectacularly boring from the outside. It has been on endless bestseller lists, has been …

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