The Book of Kane

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The Book of Kane
Book of kane.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Karl Edward Wagner
Illustrator Jeffrey Jones
Cover artist Jeffrey Jones
Country United States
Language English
Series Kane
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 224 pp
ISBN 0-937986-72-0
OCLC 13115244

The Book of Kane is a collection of fantasy short stories by Karl Edward Wagner featuring his character Kane. It was first published in 1985 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 2,125 copies, of which 425 copies were signed and slipcased. The first story first appeared in Wagner's earlier collection Death Angel's Shadow. The other stories originally appeared in the magazines Sorcerer's Apprentice, Escape! and Chacal. The collection is illustrated by Jeffrey Jones.


  • "Reflections for the Winter of My Soul"
  • "Misericorde"
  • "The Other One"
  • "Sing a Last Song of Valdese"
  • "Raven’s Eyrie"