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Jack Vance

Jack Vance is an award winning American author of science fiction and fantasy. He was won 3 Hugo awards, a Nebula award, a Jupiter award, a World fantasy award and was awarded Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1997.

He has written under a number of pen names including Ellery Queen, Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See and Jay Kavanse. In 2009 the New York Times Magazine described him as "one of American literature?s most distinctive and undervalued voices".

Bibliography

    Fantasy
    The Dying Earth
    • The Dying Earth (1950)
    • The Eyes of the Overworld (1966)
    • Cugel's Saga (1983)
    • Rhialto the Marvellous (1984)
    Lyonesse
    • Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden (1983)
    • Lyonesse: The Green Pearl (1985)
    • Lyonesse: Madouc (1989)
    Science fiction
    The Demon Princes Series
    • The Star King (1964)
    • The Killing Machine (1964)
    • The Palace of Love (1967)
    • The Face (1979)
    • The Book of Dreams (1981)
    The Cadwal Chronicles
    • Araminta Station (1987)
    • Ecce and Old Earth (1991)
    • Throy (1992)
    Alastor
    • Trullion: Alastor 2262 (1973)
    • Marune: Alastor 933 (1975)
    • Wyst: Alastor 1716 (1978)
    Durdane
    • The Anome (1973)
    • The Brave Free Men (1973)
    • The Asutra (1974)
    Tschai
    • City of the Chasch (1968)
    • Servants of the Wankh (1969)
    • The Dirdir (1969)
    • The Pnume (1970)
    Single Volume novels
    • The Five Gold Bands (1953)
    • Vandals of the Void (1953)
    • To Live Forever (1956)
    • Big Planet (1957)
    • The Languages of Pao (1958)
    • Slaves of the Klau (1958)
    • Space Opera (1965)
    • The Blue World (1966)
    • Emphyrio (1969)
    • The Gray Prince (1974)
    • The Houses of Iszm (1974)
    • Son of the Tree (1974)
    • Showboat World (1975)
    • Maske: Thaery (1976)
    • Galactic Effectuator (1980)
    • Night Lamp (1996)
    • Ports of Call (1998)
    • Lurulu (2004)
    Collections
    • Future Tense (1964)
    • The World Between and Other Stories (1965)
    • The Many Worlds of Magnus Ridolph (1966)
    • Eight Fantasms and Magics (1969)
    • Lost Moons (1982)
    • The Narrow Land (1982)
    • The Augmented Agent (1986)
    • The Dark Side of the Moon (1986)
    • Chateau D'If and Other Stories (1990)
    • When the Five Moons Rise (1992)
    • Tales of the Dying Earth (1999)
    • The Jack Vance Treasury (2006)
    • Wild Thyme, Green Magic (2009)
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
- Stephen King

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