Res Studiorum et Ludorum
Having entered into the end-of-semester crunch period, updates will be erratic.
But even during my busier weeks, I try to find a way to sneak in some degree of unrelated reading. 320 more words
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The Blue World by Jack Vance was published in 1966. I read the 1977 edition with the Vincent Di Fate cover artwork. Frankly, of all the editions of this novel, I like this artwork the best. 825 more words
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When I first started writing this blog I wondered what the feck do I have to offer? I still have that reservation. One of the things I… 393 more words
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David Anderson, Author of 'Earthly Powers'
‘A reader is not supposed to be aware that someone’s written the story. He’s supposed to be completely immersed, submerged in the environment.’ - Jack Vance
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Questions and Archetypes
A while back we talked about a taboo in mainstream American culture, specifically the fact that naked men are considered more taboo among men than naked women are among other women. 487 more words
We currently have a nice selection of Jack Vance paperbacks in our “Vintage Sci Fi/Fantasy” section, including a 1962 Ace double novel.
Most of our vintage paperbacks are priced around $5.00 to $8.00.
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