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Songs of the dying Earth : stories in honor of Jack Vance

Author: George R R MartinGardner R DozoisDean R KoontzJack VanceRobert SilverbergAll authors
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, 2009.
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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This anthology has assembled distinguished authors to write stories in honor of the genius of Jack Vance, stories using the bizarre and darkly beautiful far future setting of the Dying Earth, near the very end of Earth's lifespan, where mighty wizards duel with spells of dreadful potency under a waning and almost burnt-out red sun, and adventurers and cutpurses strive to hoodwink and out-trick each other in haunted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Audiobooks
Named Person: Jack Vance
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George R R Martin; Gardner R Dozois; Dean R Koontz; Jack Vance; Robert Silverberg; Matthew Hughes; Terry Dowling; Liz Williams; Michael D Resnick; Walter Jon Williams; Paula Volsky; Jeff VanderMeer; Kage Baker; Phyllis Eisenstein; Elizabeth Moon; Lucius Shepard; Tad Williams; John C Wright; Glen Cook; Elizabeth Hand; Byron Tetrick; Tanith Lee; Dan Simmons; Howard Waldrop; Neil Gaiman; Arthur Morey; Brilliance Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC.
ISBN: 9781441807007 1441807004
OCLC Number: 495594955
Notes: Compact disc.
Title from container.
In container (17 cm.).
Credits: Director: John Baker.
Performer(s): Performed by Arthur Morey.
Description: 24 sound discs (29 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Thank you, Mr. Vance / Dean Koontz --
Preface / Jack Vance --
The True vintage of Erzuine Thale / Robert Silverberg --
Grolion of Almery / Matthew Hughes --
The Copsy Door / Terry Downling --
Caulk the witch-chaser / Liz Williams --
Inescapable / Mike Resnick --
Abrizonde / Walter Jon Williams --
The Traditions of Karzh / Paula Volsky --
The Final quest of the Wizard Sarnod / Jeff Vandermeer --
The Green bird / Kage Baker --
The Last golden thread / Phyllis Eisenstein --
An Incident at Uskvesk / Elizabeth Moon --
Sylgarmo's Proclamation / Lucius Shepard --
The Lamentably comical tragedy (or the laughably tragic comedy) of Lixal Laoavee / Tad Williams --
Guyal the Curator / John C. Wright --
The Good magician / Glenn Cook --
The Return of the Fire Witch / Elizabeth Hand --
The Collegeum of Mauge / Byron Tetrick --
Evillo the Cunning / Tanith Lee --
The Guiding nose of Ulfänt Banderōz / Dan Simmons --
Frogskin cap / Howard Waldrop --
A Night at Tarn House / George R.R. Martin --
An Invocation of incuriosity / Neil Gaiman.
Series Title: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Other Titles: Stories in honor of Jack Vance
Responsibility: edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.

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This anthology has assembled distinguished authors to write stories in honor of the genius of Jack Vance, stories using the bizarre and darkly beautiful far future setting of the Dying Earth, near the very end of Earth's lifespan, where mighty wizards duel with spells of dreadful potency under a waning and almost burnt-out red sun, and adventurers and cutpurses strive to hoodwink and out-trick each other in haunted forests full of demons and monsters strange almost beyond comprehension.

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