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Vance, Jack 1916-2013

Overview
Works: 735 works in 1,920 publications in 8 languages and 22,013 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, Honoree, Translator
Classifications: PS3572.A424, 813.54
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Publications by Jack Vance, published posthumously.
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Araminta Station by Jack Vance( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Vol. 1
Night lamp by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 604 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 )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Planet Cadwal has an ecosystem unique in the human-explored galaxy
Madouc by Jack Vance( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 573 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
The green pearl by Jack Vance( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 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
Maske : thaery by Jack Vance( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 549 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 )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 541 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
The dragon masters by Jack Vance( Book )
43 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 498 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 495 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 )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Swedish and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Throy by Jack Vance( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 423 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 )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Suldrun's garden by Jack Vance( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Lyonesse by Jack Vance( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 357 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
Tales of the dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Emphyrio by Jack Vance( Book )
29 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A young man, exiled from his planet, seeks to discover the truth about a legendary hero
Big planet by Jack Vance( Book )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 314 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
Rhialto the Marvellous by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 311 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
The five gold bands by Jack Vance( Book )
11 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
The dying earth by Jack Vance( Book )
21 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 libraries worldwide
 
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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
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
ואנס, ג׳ק 1916-
ヴァンス, ジャック
Languages
English (331)
French (18)
Spanish (14)
German (9)
Dutch (8)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Swedish (1)
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