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Tanith Lee

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I hate the way, once you start to know someone, care about them, their behavior can distress you, even when it's unreasonable and not your fault, even if you were really trying to be careful, tactful.

— Tanith Lee

#friends #relationships #tact #behavior

It's lovely. I hate it.

— Tanith Lee

#hatred #beauty

It was not apathy. It was an intelligent disinterest in those things that could have no bearing on one's existence.

— Tanith Lee


If you run away from trouble, it always follows.' Rather my impression, too. Though that never stopped me trying.

— Tanith Lee

#life #humor

We all have our dreams. May we find them, and God have mercy on us when we do.

— Tanith Lee

#dreams #tanith-lee #dreams

I will draw you back to me. You shall see. By a chain of stars.

— Tanith Lee


What is any of this to us? Time is endless and ours. Love and Death are only the games we play in it.

— Tanith Lee

#love #death

He sat by her, watching every gesture she made, as if he would paint her portrait afterward.

— Tanith Lee


The soul is a magician. Only living flesh hampers it.

— Tanith Lee

#flat-earth #flesh #magician #soul #tanith-lee

I'm not very good at being alive. Sometimes I despair of ever mastering it, getting it right. When I'm old, perhaps.

— Tanith Lee

#the-silver-metal-lover #young-adult #age

About Tanith Lee

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Lee has since maintained a prolific output in popular genre writing. Bibliography
Works of Tanith Lee arranged by date of publication:

Nebula Awards
1975: The Birthgrave (nominated best novel)
1980: Red As Blood (nominated best short story)
World Fantasy Awards
1979: Night's Master (nominated best novel)
1983: "The Gorgon" (winner best short story)
1984: "Elle Est Trois (La Mort)" (winner best short story)
1984: "Nunc Dimittis" (nominated best novella)
1984: Red As Blood or Tales From The Sisters Grimmer (nominated best anthology/collection)
1985: Night Visions 1 (nominated best anthology/collection)
1987: Dreams Of Dark And Light (nominated best anthology/collection)
1988: Night's Sorceries (nominated best anthology/collection)
1999: "Scarlet And Gold" (nominated best novella)
2006: "Uous" (nominated best novella)
British Fantasy Awards
1979: Quest For The White Witch (nominated best novel)
1980: Death's Master (winner best novel)
1980: "Red As Blood" (nominated best short story)
1981: Kill The Dead (nominated best novel)
1999: "Jedella Ghost" (nominated best short story)
2000: "Where Does The Town Go At Night?" (nominated best short story)
Nebula Awards
2010: Disturbed by Her Song (nominated best LGBT speculative fiction)

See also
Angela Carter
George R. Her Flat Earth Series was inspired by a game Tanith Lee played with her mother; some of her other works are influenced by fairy tales her mother told her.

She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award best novel award (also known as the August Derleth Award) for her book Death's Master (1980). She also wrote two episodes of BBC science fiction series Blake's 7.

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