From the book's blurb: Unsilent Night is published in conjunction with Tanith Lee's appearance as Guest of Honor at Boskone XVIII. The contents include "Sirriamnis", a story of the calling of a savage magic to a civilized port in ancient Greece (written specifically for this book); "Cyrion in Wax", the latest adventure of a swordsman with a wit to challenge sorcerers, and a selection of previously unpublished poems.
Table of Contents
- Sirriamnis (original)
- Circe, the Other Woman
- The Sundial
- The Wreckers
- Question, Answer and Afterthought
- The Ghoul in Love
- The Guest
- Cyrion in Wax
From the book: Tanith Lee was born in London in 1947. She began writing at the age of nine, and sold her first book, Dragon's Hoard (Macmillan) when she was nineteen. She has since written 21 other books, including Death's Master (DAW) which recently won the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel. She has also written radio plays, television scripts, and many short stories. Boskone XVIII marks her first appearance as Guest of Honor at an American SF convention.
No cover artwork, photograph of the author bound in as a frontispiece; book design by D. Christine Benders.
Trade hardcover edition, 5.25" x 7.25", xii+84 pp., ISBN: 0-915368-18-8, 1000 copies numbered, $6.00 in advance, $10.00 thereafter, later raised to $12.00, February 1981.
Note: About one-half the print run was numbered at the convention; the other half afterwards. There are some errors in the post-convention numbering; some numbers are duplicated and some blocks of numbers were never used