jack vance

  1. 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?
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. Werthead

    Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance

    Jack Vance's Dying Earth series is set in the distant, remote future when technology and magic have become entwined. His stories are tales of humour, tragedy and whimsy set at the end of human history, and are among the most distinctive tales in fantasy fiction. Tales of the Dying Earth...
  6. J

    Jack Vance

    Is anyone here a fan of Jack Vance? (I apologize in advance if this is not the way threads are normally started here. I did research the author but found no threads on him specifically, but didn't really look at all 178 of the returns either, just too many, sorry.) I've read some of his...
  7. 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:
  8. Jayaprakash Satyamurthy

    Jack Vance - the gardener of worlds

    I've only read three of his books so far - Emphyrio, Night Lamp and Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden, but his beautiful prose style and unique world-building already has me hooked. Style is the first thing that strikes you about Vance - he has a graceful, almost Victorian way of writing, complete...