The Elfish Gene: Dungeons, Dragons and Growing Up Strange
Paul la Farge
The Elfish Gene:
Dungeons, Dragons and Growing Up Strange
by Mark Barrowcliffe
$25.00 List Price
As someone who played Dungeons & Dragons obsessively from age nine through fourteen, I have my share of regrets, but they are as nothing when compared with those of Mark Barrowcliffe, an English novelist and ex-gamer, whose memoir, The Elfish Gene, chronicles a D&D habit the likes of which few people have known, or at least survived.
The son of a working-class couple in the suburbs of Coventry, Barrowcliffe came to Dungeons