jack vance

  1. Inari Writer

    Jack Vance; fantasy footnote or literary titan?

    Hi all. Have you heard of Jack Vance? I recently ran a game of Kerberos Club at my local RPG club and imported a character from Jack Vance's Dying Earth to serve as a suitably powerful villain - Chun the Unavoidable. Though surrounded by roleplayers with an interest in fantasy, sci-fi or both...
  2. Aillas

    The Jack Vance thread

    Anyone here like Jack Vance? If so, which Vance series and stand-alone books do you like best? I just started reading his books and am becoming very fond of them. The Lyonesse Trilogy is brilliant. My user-name is actually taken from the main protagonist of that series! I'm currently waiting...
  3. Connavar

    New Jack Vance collection by Subterranean Press!

    Hard Luck Diggings: The Early Jack Vance Vance, Hard Luck Diggings (preorder): Subterranean Press Anyone else interested in this ?
  4. Who's Wee Dug

    Jack Vance interview in NY Times

    Jack Vance: The Genre Artist nytimes.com — Can someone — let’s say Jack Vance — write about spaceships and monsters and alien civilizations and still be a great American writer?
  5. Who's Wee Dug

    New Jack Vance book

    Just found this on the BFS site. ordered mine but too late for the Ltd editon it would have been nice to have the signed one but least I will have the book. Songs of the Dying Earth Edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois(preorder — to be published in August 2009) Illustrated by Tom...
  6. Connavar

    Araminta Station and Cadwal Chronicles

    Anyone read Araminta Station ? I made this thread cause i felt the need to talk about somethings in the book and i didnt want to spoil the other Vance fans in the general Vance thread.
  7. David Gullen

    Vance Integral Edition - I got some!

    Weee! I've just received my new copies of Jack Vance's Lyonesse trilogy - Suldrun's Garden, the Green Pearl, and Madouc. Yes, I've had these books for years, but Vance is my favourite fantasist, and a writer I hugely admire (as you may come to grow tired of hearing), but these editions are...
  8. The Wanderer

    Jack Vance

    I've read Emphyrio, Loved it, any other recomendations, 'Tales of Dying Earth' and 'Lyonesse' are on my List, anyone recommend 'Blue World' or the 'Planet of Adventure' saga - I would like to read 'Star King' and it's follow ups but they seem to be out of print :mad: