From back cover:
The first of a series of books describing the appearance, culture, psychology, cults, magic and settlements of the major races of Glorantha. Within these pages you will discover the secrets of the Dragonnewts, Durulz and Trolls: both how to use them as a protagonist and how to play one as an Adventurer.
This book includes rules to create Adventurers, equip them and generate interesting backgrounds and scenarios. Carefully updated to be fully compliant with the RuneQuest II rules, Races Of Glorantha Volume 1 is an essential guide to understanding and roleplaying the wonderful creatures of Greg Stafford's amazing world. Races Of Glorantha is an invaluable insight into roleplaying these unique species, bringing greater diversity and depth to campaigns.