Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Belle, Pamela

(1952-    ) UK writer, at first of historical novels and more recently of fantasy. The Silver City sequence – The Silver City (1994) and The Wolf Within (1995), with a further volume projected – is a Dynastic Fantasy set in a robustly described Fantasyland over which wars rage. The small illegitimate son of the man who becomes king (in the first volume) undergoes (in the second) a Rite of Passage into adulthood and the exercise of his full powers of Sorcery. Romantic relationships, barbarians and genocide feature. [JC]

Pamela Belle


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