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Vance, Jack 1916-2013

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Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's quest to discover the secret of his own origin, hidden by his adoptive parents and lost with their death. He is Jaro, who as a child killed his wounded mother at her request. He grows up to be a space explorer and as he pursues his personal mission meets his father
Ecce and old earth by Jack Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Maske : thaery by Jack Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De avonturen van een jonge man op een wonderlijke planeet waar omkoperij, bedrog en pluimstrijkerij aan de orde van de dag zijn
Ports of call by Jack Vance( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an interplanetary con man. He is Myron Tany, a young sailor on a tramp cargo vessel. He journeys from one exotic world to another, turning a buck and breaking hearts. By the author of Night Lamp
The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )

44 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two classic science fiction and fantasy stories by Jack VAnce "The Last castle" is not listed on the title page
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Swedish and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lurulu by Jack Vance( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Myron Tany, a rebellious member of a wealthy family who tours the galaxy on an interstellar freighter alongside a crew of actors, musicians, thieves, and other questionable characters
The green pearl by Jack Vance( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As two mighty kings struggle for dominaance in the legendary Elder Isles -- land of faery shees, valiant knights and sorcerers who wield influence as well as magic -- a mysterious and beautiful green pearl travels from hand to hand, spreading destruction in ts wake"--Cover
Throy by Jack Vance( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadwal Reserve has a new Charter. Although the document has protected the natural beauty of the planet, it has failed to impose peace among its inhabitants. Instead, it has polarized the population into two factions that face each other almost openly. One side opposes the Reserve, trying to open Cadwal to commercial exploitation. While the other fights for its protection. Glawen, promoted to commander of police forces of Cadwal receives the mission to arrest the ringleaders of the conspiracy
The gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five years of absence, Shaine Madduc Koryfon returns to his home planet. Many things have happened in that time: his father has died and the coexistence between the three races that inhabit his world has broken
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The richly imagined land of Lyonesse and the Elder Isles, the lost islands of fantasy between France and Britain, is alive with magic, vivid characters, devious schemes and Old Folk. Suldrun, the daughter of the relentlessly scheming King Casimir of Lyonesse, wants nothing to do with the future her father has planned for her. For her stubbornness, she is exiled to a garden at the edge of Casimir's castle. One day, a shipwrecked sailor washes up on shore. He is Ailias, prince of the kingdom of Troicinet, pushed overboard by his cousin. Lyonesse is at war with Troicinet, and the doomed relationship is one of the threads that make up this wonderful tale
Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in one volume, is Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Jack Vance's classic Dying Earth saga comprising The Dying Earth, The Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel's Saga and Rhialto the Marvellous. Travel to a far distant future, when the sun bleeds red in a dark sky, where magic and science is one, and the Earth has but a few short decades to live
The dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of years in the future the earth was falling into decay and science had been forgotten. Sorcery and magic were commonplace and only a few men tried to find a cure for the dying earth
Emphyrio by Jack Vance( Book )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, exiled from his planet, seeks to discover the truth about a legendary hero
Rhialto the Marvellous by Jack Vance( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rhialto the Marvellous" contains three linked novellas about the adventures of the wizard Rhialto across the decadent landscape of the Dying Earth, under its swollen red sun
Big planet by Jack Vance( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small group of Earthlings crash on a planet overrun centuries before by dissident groups each of which has set up its own splinter society
The five gold bands by Jack Vance( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds of wonder : sixteen tales of science fiction by Harry Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The languages of Pao by Jack Vance( Book )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A partir d'un thème fondamentalement linguistique - sur la planète Pao, chaque région parlant une langue différente, produit par osmose mentale et phénomène auditif des types différenciés - une histoire fort bien orchestrée par la baguette magique de cet auteur très original
 
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Night lamp
Alternative Names

controlled identityHeld, Peter, 1916-2013

controlled identityQueen, Ellery, 1916-2013

controlled identityWade, Alan, 1916-2013

Dannay, Frederic 1916-2013

Held, Peter.

Held Peter 1916-2013

Holbrook John 1916-2013

Jack Vance Amerikaans schrijver

Jack Vance amerikansk författare

Jack Vance amerikansk skribent

Jack Vance amerykański pisarz sf i fantasy

Jack Vance écrivain américain

Jack Vance Escritor estadounidense de misterio y ficción especulativa

Jack Vance scrittore statunitense

Jack Vance US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Kavanse, Jay 1916-2013

Lee, Manfred 1916-2013

Queen Ellery 1916-2013

See, John van 1916-2013

Van See John 1916-2013

Vance, John

Vance, John H. 1916-

Vance, John H. 1916-2013

Vance, John Holbrook.

Vance, John Holbrook, 1916-

Vance John Holbrook 1916-2013

Wade, Alan.

Wade, Alan, 1916-

Wade Alan 1916-2013

Джак Ванс

Джек Венс

Джек Вэнс

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ג'ק ואנס

ואנס, ג׳ק 1916-

جک ونس نویسنده آمریکایی

잭 밴스

ヴァンス, ジャック

ジャック・ヴァンス

杰克·万斯

Languages
English (301)

French (37)

Spanish (18)

German (9)

Dutch (6)

Italian (3)

Japanese (2)

Swedish (1)

Polish (1)

Russian (1)

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Ecce and old earthMaske : thaeryPorts of callThe dragon mastersLuruluThe gray prince : a science fiction novelLyonesseTales of the dying earth