WorldCat Identities

Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 474 works in 1,740 publications in 11 languages and 21,496 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories, American  Picaresque literature  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 662 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 599 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 )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Ports of call by Jack Vance( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 535 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 )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 525 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
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )

57 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 489 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
The star king ; The killing machine ; The palace of love by Jack Vance( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirth Gersen carries in his pocket a slip of paper with a list of five names written upon it. These are the names of the five Demon Princes who led the historic Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed not only Kirth's family but his entire world as well. He roams the universe, searching the endless galaxies of space, hunting down the Demon Princes and exacting his revenge. First he must find Attel Malagate, a Star King whose only desire is power - no matter the cost
The green pearl by Jack Vance( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 477 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 )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 473 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
Lurulu by Jack Vance( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 470 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 )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 466 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
Throy by Jack Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het natuurreservaat van de planeet Cadwal wordt bedreigd door allerlei duistere figuren
The gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big planet by Jack Vance( Book )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 348 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 dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

38 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories set on a far-future Earth, under a giant red sun that is soon to go out forever
Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Hebrew and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphyrio by Jack Vance( Book )

28 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 )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 318 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
Suldrun's garden by Jack Vance( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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 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 Вэнс

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 (350)

French (70)

Spanish (45)

Dutch (23)

German (21)

Polish (7)

Italian (5)

Hebrew (4)

Czech (2)

Finnish (1)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Ecce and old earthPorts of callMaske : thaeryThe dragon mastersThe star king ; The killing machine ; The palace of loveThe green pearlMadoucLurulu