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Gloriana

In: Fantasy > Fantasy

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A fable satirizing Spenser's "The Fairie Queen" and reflecting the real life of Elizabeth I, tells of a woman who ascends to the throne upon the death of her debauched and corrupted father, King Hern. Gloriana's reign brings the Empire of Albion into a Golden Age, but her oppressive responsibilities...

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Book Awards


Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 John W. Campbell
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 British Fantasy Society

  • Book Award Years
    1979 British Fantasy Society Award Nominated: Gloriana
    1979 John W. Campell Award Winner: Gloriana
    1979 World Fantasy Award Winner: Gloriana

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