Two Sought Adventure

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Two Sought Adventure
Two sought adventure.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Fritz Leiber
Cover artist Lionel Dillon
Country United States
Language English
Series Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Gnome Press
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 186 pp
OCLC 1647623

Two Sought Adventure is a 1957 collection of fantasy short stories by Fritz Leiber. It was first published by Gnome Press in 1957 in an edition of 4,000 copies. The collections contains all of Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories that had been written at the time, with the exception of "Adept's Gambit". The collection was expanded and published by Ace Books in 1970 under the title Swords Against Death. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Unknown, Other Worlds and Suspense Magazine.


  • "Induction"
  • "The Jewels in the Forest"
  • "Thieves’ House"
  • "The Bleak Shore"
  • "The Howling Tower"
  • "The Sunken Land"
  • "The Seven Black Priests"
  • "Claws from the Night"


Galaxy Science Fiction called Two Sought Adventure's stories "guaranteed nostalgia evokers ... improbably wonderful adventures".[1]


  1. ^ Gale, Floyd C. (March 1958). "Galaxy's 5 Star Shelf". Galaxy. pp. 119–122. Retrieved 13 June 2014.