Stephen Donaldson

Stephen Donaldson lived in India for 13 years with his father, who worked extensively with lepers; it was here that he conceived the character of Thomas Covenant. He was awarded the JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD as Best Writer of the Year FOR THE CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT THE UNBELIEVER, which, with the sequel trilogy, became instant bestsellers. He is also the author of the fantasy duology Mordant's Need, the SF epic quintet The Gap, and a number of mysteries.