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Review: The Complete Lyonesse, by Jack Vance

The Lyonesse trilogy shares a commonality with The Lord of the Rings in that it forms one novel which is commonly divided into three to its detriment. 763 more words


It seems to limit you; when you’re working in an office, you’re a creature in a small cell under somebody’s supervision and surveillance. – Jack Vance http://ift.tt/219Tc1b

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Short Reviews - The Overworld, by Jack Vance

The Overworld by Jack Vance first appeared in the December 1965 issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Real Short Reviews will return at Castalia House next week with George A. 118 more words


Jack Vance - The Miracle-Workers (1958)

Jack Vance’s short story The Miracle-Workers was first published in the July 1958 edition of Astounding Science Fiction.

The Miracle-Workers tells the story of a far-future human society that has degenerated to feudal medievalism. 36 more words

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“You must save yourselves,” Rogol Domedonfors told them. “You have ignored the ancient wisdom, you have been too indolent to learn, you have sought easy complacence from religion, rather than facing manfully to the world.” 2,282 more words

Michael's Book Hauls #1

Hi all! I buy a lot of books from used-book stores and book sales, so I thought I’d start a little video series on my NIGH-MONTHLY hauls! Check it out!


Authors Answer 17 - Writing Influences

I like this series, but a lot of the questions are either very similar to things I have already done before, or to another question in the Authors Answer line-up. 83 more words

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