The Gypsy (novel)
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Front cover of 2005 Orb edition
|Author||Steven Brust, Megan Lindholm|
|Cover artist||Sam Rakeland|
|Pages||338 (Tor paperback edition)|
The Gypsy is a 1992 urban fantasy novel written by Megan Lindholm and Steven Brust. It blends elements of Hungarian folk tales with a modern-day detective story. The book contains many lyrics to songs that were later recorded to an album called Songs from The Gypsy by Boiled in Lead.
Editions and translations
The first edition was a hardcover issued by Tor Books in July 1992. At least two softcover editions have been issued since: a mass market paperback by Tor Books in July 1993 and a trade paperback edition by Orb Books in April 2005. A French translation La nuit du prédateur was published by Mnémos in April 2006.
Songs from The Gypsy
Songs from The Gypsy is an album by Boiled in Lead. The songs were later incorporated into the novel The Gypsy, despite the date of the recording. The album was originally released on June 21, 1995, in a special enhanced CD format that included the whole text of the book and extra features such as sound clips.
- Raven, Owl, and I (3:17)
- Leanan Sidhe (3:48)
- Hide My Track (4:04)
- No Passenger (1:59)
- Back In Town (3:38)
- Ugros (Springtime) (6:17)
- The Gypsy (8:08)
- Blackened Page (4:56)
- The Fair Lady (3:05)
- Red Lights and Neon (4:13)
- The Gypsy title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- The Gypsy at the Internet Book List
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