Guy Gavriel Kay is an award-winning Canadian fantasy author. His works are known for hewing close to medieval European history, and for having very little magic.

As a young man, he worked with Christopher Tolkien preparing Creator/JRRTolkien's ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' for publication.

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!!Bibliography:
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* ''Literature/TheFionavarTapestry''
** ''The Summer Tree''
** ''The Wandering Fire''
** ''The Darkest Road''
* ''Literature/{{Tigana}}''
* ''Literature/ASongForArbonne''
* ''Literature/TheLionsOfAlRassan''
* ''Literature/TheSarantineMosaic''
** ''Sailing To Sarantium''
** ''Lord Of Emperors''
* ''Beyond This Dark House''
* ''Literature/TheLastLightOfTheSun''
* ''Literature/{{Ysabel}}''
* ''Literature/UnderHeaven''
* ''River of Stars''
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!!Tropes common to his works include:

* AlienSky: The multiple moons variety.
* AuthorAppeal: Masquerade carnivals with anonymous sex. Also, male submission and cheating wives.
* CanonWelding: Elements from ''The Fionavar Tapestry'' show up in other books occasionally.
* CrystalDragonJesus
* DeadlyDecadentCourt
* DoubleStandard: Kay consistently portrays cheating husbands as scum, but cheating wives as perfectly acceptable.
* EarnYourHappyEnding
* FantasyCounterpartCulture
* GreyAndGrayMorality
* HistoricalFantasy
* LowFantasy
* TrueCompanions
* TwoLinesNoWaiting
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