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Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 844 works in 1,854 publications in 6 languages and 21,989 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction  Short stories, American  Picaresque literature  Adventure stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
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Publications by Jack Vance
Publications by Jack Vance, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Jack Vance
Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Vol. 1
Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 606 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
Madouc by Jack Vance( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Ecce and old earth by Jack Vance( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Ports of call by Jack Vance( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 553 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 )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Lurulu by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 508 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
Cugel's saga by Jack Vance( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )
36 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Contains two classic science fiction and fantasy stories by Jack VAnce "The Last castle" is not listed on the title page
The green pearl by Jack Vance( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 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 )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Suldrun's garden by Jack Vance( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and French and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 364 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 gray prince : a science fiction novel by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Rhialto the Marvellous by Jack Vance( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Jack Vance is one of the most remarkable talents to ever grace the world of science fiction. His unique, stylish voice has been beloved by generations of readers. One of his enduring classics is hisThe Dying Earth series, fascinating, baroque tales set on a far-future Earth, under a giant red sun that is soon to go out forever. 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. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Big planet by Jack Vance( Book )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and French and held by 313 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 )
17 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 libraries worldwide
The five gold bands by Jack Vance( Book )
9 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Planet of adventure by Jack Vance( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Stranded on the distant planet Tschai, young Adam Reith is the sole survivor of a space mission who discovers the world inhabited -- not only by warring alien cultures, but human slaves as well, taken early in Earth's history. Reith must find a way off planet to warn the Earth of Tschai's deadly existence. Against a backdrop of baroque cities and haunted wastelands, sumputous palaces and riotous inns, Reith will encounter deadly wastrels and murderous aliens, dastardly villains and conniving scoundrels. And always the random beauty in need of rescue ..."--publisher's description
 
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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 Pseudonym
Held, Peter.
Held, Peter 1916-2013
Held, Peter 1916-2013 Pseudonym
Holbrook John 1916-2013
Holbrook, John 1916-2013 Pseudonym
Kavanse, Jay 1916-2013
Lee, Manfred 1916-2013 Pseudonym
Queen Ellery 1916-2013
See, John van 1916-2013
See, John van 1916-2013 Pseudonym
Van See John 1916-2013
Vance, John
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
Wade, Alan 1916-2013 Pseudonym
ואנס, ג׳ק, 1916-
ヴァンス, ジャック
Languages
English (270)
French (8)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Polish (1)
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