Vance, Jack 1916-
Most widely held works about Jack Vance
Most widely held works by Jack Vance
Night lamp by Jack Vance ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 699 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.
The dying earth by Jack Vance ( Book )
47 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 647 libraries worldwide
A four book volume containing "The Dying Earth," "The Eyes of the Overworld," "Cugal's Saga," and "Rhialto the Marvellous."
Araminta Station by Jack Vance ( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Ports of call by Jack Vance ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 607 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.
Ecce and old earth by Jack Vance ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy.
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance ( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
"The second novel that features the scoundrel and trickster, Cugel. Again, Cugel tests wits with Iucounu and acquires rudimentary powers himself"--Container.
Lurulu by Jack Vance ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 522 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.
Maske : thaery by Jack Vance ( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Lyonesse by Jack Vance ( Book )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 492 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 Troicent, pushed overboard by his cousin. Lyonesse is at war with Troicenet, and the doomed relationship is one of the threads that make up this wonderful tale.
Madouc by Jack Vance ( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 475 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.
Throy by Jack Vance ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Het natuurreservaat van de planeet Cadwal wordt bedreigd door allerlei duistere figuren.
The dragon masters by Jack Vance ( Book )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The centuries-long war between humankind and the reptilian basics culminates in an epic clash between the worlds of Aerlith, a planet populated by men who have raised a race of fierce dragons as their servants, and Coralyne, where a race of dragons is served by savage mutants who were once human.
The green pearl by Jack Vance ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance ( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Rhialto the Marvellous by Jack Vance ( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Rhialto the Marvellous takes up the personal and political conflicts among a conclave of two dozen magicians of Ascolais and Almery in the 21st Aeon. The shocking appearance of the Llorio the Murtha, a powerful female force from an earlier aeon threatens to unbalance nature by "ensqualming" or feminizing the magicians. This triggers a tremendous struggle for power and the other mages turn against Rhialto. Hoping to reestablish his rightful place, Rhialto travels to other aeons to restore the missing Perciplex which projects the Mostrament, the constitution of the association. In his final adventure, Rhialto must, ultimately, travel to the very ends of time and space to confront an old adversary whom he had wronged and must commit further misdeeds to restore order.
The five gold bands by Jack Vance ( Book )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and French and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Suldrun's garden by Jack Vance ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 291 libraries worldwide
The augmented agent and other stories by Jack Vance ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Emphyrio by Jack Vance ( Book )
22 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Op de planeet Halma is kopiëren verboden. Als een handwerksman veroordeeld wordt wegens kopiëren, vlucht zijn zoon naar de planeet Maastricht, waar hij onthullende ontdekkingen doet.
Big planet by Jack Vance ( Book )
22 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 276 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.
American fiction Artisans Audiobooks Authors, American Bibliography Biography Birthparents Birthparents--Identification Cadwal (Imaginary place) Children of the rich Criticism, interpretation, etc. Demon Princes (Fictitious characters) Detective and mystery stories, American Dragons End of the world (Astronomy) Extraterrestrial beings Fairies Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, American Fantasy fiction, American Fiction Futurism (Literary movement) Genetic engineering Gersen, Kirth (Fictitious character) Imaginary wars and battles Immortality Interplanetary voyages Kings and rulers Life on other planets Magic Magicians Middle Ages Murder--Investigation Orphans Princesses Revenge Science fiction Science fiction Science fiction, American Scientists Short stories Short stories, American Short stories, American Short stories, English Space flight Space ships Vance, Jack,--1916- Wizards Young men
Pseud. Dannay, Frederic 1916-
Pseud. Held, Peter 1916-
Pseud. Holbrook, John 1916-
Pseud. Lee, Manfred 1916-
Pseud. See, John van 1916-
Pseud. Wade, Alan 1916-
Vance, John H. 1916-
Vance, John Holbrook.
Vance, John Holbrook, 1916-
Wade, Alan, 1916-
ואנס, ג׳ק, 1916-ואנס, ג׳ק
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