WorldCat Identities

Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 681 works in 1,936 publications in 12 languages and 22,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction  Short stories, American  Picaresque literature  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Translator
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
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Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 618 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 )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
The green pearl by Jack Vance( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 585 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
Madouc by Jack Vance( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aillas de Troicinet, désormais roi de l'Ulfland du Sud, doit guerroyer contre les Skas, qui l'avaient réduit en esclavage, et contre l'ambition de son puissant et malfaisant voisin, le roi Casmir qui rêve toujours d'étendre son empire au-delà de Lyonesse. Seul le fils de Suldrun serait parvenu à unifier les Iles anciennes, mais la princesse, avant de disparaître, n'avait enfanté qu'une fille
Ports of call by Jack Vance( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 552 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
Maske : thaery by Jack Vance( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 549 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
The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 497 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
Lurulu by Jack Vance( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 492 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
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 485 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
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Swedish and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throy by Jack Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het natuurreservaat van de planeet Cadwal wordt bedreigd door allerlei duistere figuren
Suldrun's garden by Jack Vance( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autrefois, sur des îles maintenant englouties, s'étendait une contrée où le royaume de Faërie vivait en harmonie avec celui de la chevalerie. De ces îles, s'étaient élancés les ancêtres d'Arthur Pendragon pour atteindre les côtes de l'Angleterre. La princesse Suldrun, fille du roi Casmir de Lyonesse, vivait là, une princesse mélancolique dont la beauté déchaînait toutes les convoitises
The gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Hebrew and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphyrio by Jack Vance( Book )

29 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 328 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 )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 323 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
The five gold bands by Jack Vance( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in English and Czech and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big planet by Jack Vance( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 317 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
 
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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

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

ואנס, ג׳ק 1916-

ヴァンス, ジャック

Languages
English (339)

French (59)

Spanish (44)

Dutch (12)

German (10)

Italian (6)

Polish (6)

Hebrew (3)

Japanese (2)

Czech (2)

Swedish (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Ecce and old earthThe green pearlMadoucPorts of callMaske : thaeryThe dragon mastersLuruluLyonesse