The Burned Tower by Marina Dyachenko, Sergey Dyachenko

59 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark medium-paced


A truck driver on a lonely stretch of road, a hitchhiker, and an ancient curse -- a brilliant and moving tale, steeped in folklore, by the masters of modern Fantasy. In 1999 "The Burned Tower" was awarded the "Interpresscon" as the best short stor...

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