WorldCat Identities

Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 667 works in 1,885 publications in 11 languages and 21,875 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction  Short stories, American  Picaresque literature  Adventure stories  Novels  Life on other planets 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Translator
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
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Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and French and held by 597 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
Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and French and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ecce and old earth by Jack Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Maske : thaery by Jack Vance( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 528 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 519 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
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 511 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 )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )

44 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 470 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 457 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 )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 401 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 390 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 )

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

The dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )

29 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 )

33 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 )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and French and held by 316 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 315 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 277 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 261 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
The Pnume by Jack Vance( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
 
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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 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

Ջեք Վենս

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 (53)

Spanish (18)

German (14)

Dutch (9)

Italian (6)

Japanese (2)

Polish (2)

Swedish (1)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Ecce and old earthMaske : thaeryPorts of callLyonesseThe dragon mastersLuruluThe gray prince : a science fiction novelEmphyrio