Born Piers Anthony Dillingham in 1934 in Oxford, England, fantasy and science fiction writer Piers Anthony immigrated to the United States with his family as a young boy. A graduate of Goddard College in creative writing, Anthony became a naturalized American citizen in 1958. Dec 02, 2011 · Piers Anthony's works had kind of dropped off the map for me, after I read the horrific torture porn scene in a story contained in his 'Anthology' collection of short stories. I just couldn't bring myself to read his work after that. And in a way perhaps that was a victory on his part.
Enter the world of Xanth, where every citizen has their own unique Talent—or magical ability—and centaurs, demons and dragons abound. Piers Anthony’s Xanth books are among the most loved series in fantasy, with millions of copies purchased around the world. See also Xanth Graphic Novels. Xanth (/ ˈ z æ n θ / ZANTH) is a fantasy world created by author Piers Anthony for his Xanth series of novels, also known as The Magic of Xanth.Anthony originally intended for Xanth to be a trilogy, and after the success of the first three books expanded the series to nine books.A devoted fan base persuaded the author to continue writing the series, which is now open-ended.
Incarnations of Immortality Set (Books 1-7) 1983-1990; On a Pale Horse, Bearing an Hourglass, With a Tangled Skein, Weilding a Red Sword, Being a Green Mother, For Love of Evil, & And Eternity. Author Piers Anthony is a famous novelist and short story writer from Oxford, England. He was born on 6th August 1934, named Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob and has established himself as an English American writer under the pen name Piers Anthony over the years.