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Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 759 works in 1,987 publications in 10 languages and 22,163 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories, American  Novels  Picaresque literature  Adventure stories  Life on other planets 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree, Instrumentalist, Performer, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
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Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 576 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 )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
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Ecce and old earth by Jack Vance( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Maske : thaery by Jack Vance( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 525 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 510 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
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Cugel obtains the pectoral skybreak spatterlight, a scale which absorbs every living creature it comes in contact with, and imprisons them in limbo. He travels with the scale, trying to protect it from others
The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )
44 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 469 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 )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 447 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 )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 445 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 )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Cadwal Reserve has a new Charter. Although the document has protected the natural beauty of the planet, it has failed to impose peace among its inhabitants. Instead, it has polarized the population into two factions that face each other almost openly. One side opposes the Reserve, trying to open Cadwal to commercial exploitation. While the other fights for its protection. Glawen, promoted to commander of police forces of Cadwal receives the mission to arrest the ringleaders of the conspiracy
The gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
After five years of absence, Shaine Madduc Koryfon returns to his home planet. Many things have happened in that time: his father has died and the coexistence between the three races that inhabit his world has broken
Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Here, in one volume, is Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Jack Vance's classic Dying Earth saga comprising The Dying Earth, The Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel's Saga and Rhialto the Marvellous. Travel to a far distant future, when the sun bleeds red in a dark sky, where magic and science is one, and the Earth has but a few short decades to live
The dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )
31 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 332 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 )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 325 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 )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 319 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 )
23 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 318 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
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 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
The five gold bands by Jack Vance( Book )
9 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in English and held by 274 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 libraries worldwide
The languages of Pao by Jack Vance( Book )
32 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 262 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Held, Peter, 1916-2013

controlled identity Queen, Ellery, 1916-2013

controlled identity Wade, 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 Escritor estadounidense de misterio y ficción especulativa
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 Венс
Джек Вэнс
Ջեք Վենս
ג'ק ואנס
ואנס, ג׳ק 1916-
جک ونس نویسنده آمریکایی
ჯეკ ვენსი ამერიკელი მწერალი
잭 밴스
ヴァンス, ジャック
ジャック・ヴァンス
杰克·万斯
Languages
English (300)
French (39)
Spanish (31)
German (9)
Dutch (8)
Italian (3)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
Russian (1)
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