Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Parkinson, Dan

(1935-    ) US writer whose first novel, Starsong (1988), attractively fuses Prehistoric Fantasy and Science Fantasy in describing the return to Earth of a race of Elves which emigrated in the Cretaceous Era. His other works are Dragonlance ties: Dragonlance Heroes II: The Gates of Thorbardin * (1990), #2 in the Dragonlance Heroes II sequence; and the Dwarven Nations Trilogy#1: The Covenant of the Forge * (1993), #2: Hammer and Axe * (1993) and #3: The Swordsheath Scroll * (1994). [JC]

Daniel Edward Parkinson

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