Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Orr, A

Working name of US writer Alice Ingram Orr Sprague (1950-    ), whose fantasy consists of the World in Amber sequence – The World in Amber (1985) and In the Ice King's Palace (1986) – about a world set literally in a drop of amber and centring on the Minstrel/Wizard Isme and his constant efforts to maintain Balance as discords strike. A third volume has for some time been anticipated. [JC]

Alice Ingram Orr Sprague


This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.