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The Magnificent Showboats of the Lower Vissel River, Lune XXIII South, Big Planet

The Magnificent Showboats of the Lower Vissel River, Lune XXIII South, Big Planet

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Spatterlight Press
  • ISBN: 1619470055
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The Magnificent Showboats

The Magnificent Showboats

  • Author: Jack Vance
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0575109599
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 102
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The Magnificent Showboats follows the farcical adventures of Apollon Zamp, owner of the showboat Miraldra's Enchantment, and his troupe of acrobats, magicians and actors. Zamp is invited by the King of Soyvanesse to travel up the river Vissel to the distant city of Mornune, there to participate in a contest. A rich prize awaits the showboat captain who stages the most spectacular performance and succeeds in entertaining the king.

Handbook of Vance Space

Handbook of Vance Space

  • Author: Michael Andre-Driussi
  • Publisher: Sirius Fiction
  • ISBN: 0964279576
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 216
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A dictionary-style guide to the science fiction worlds of Jack Vance. A souvenir of the worlds you have visited in the past! A planning guide for your next excursion off world! A handy survival manual for unexpected occasions! A reference work on the science fiction of award-winning Grand Master Jack Vance! A handbook!

Demon Prince

Demon Prince

The Dissonant Worlds of Jack Vance

  • Author: Jack Rawlins
  • Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
  • ISBN: 0893702633
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 104
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A study of the work of John Holbrook Vance (the nom-de-plume on his mystery novels), who is most famous as science fiction writer Jack Vance. The Milford Series: Popular Writers of Today, Vol. 40.

Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

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  • Publisher: Infobase Learning
  • ISBN: 1438140622
  • Category: LITERARY CRITICISM
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Presents articles on the science fiction genre of literature, including authors, themes, significant works, and awards.

St. James Guide to Science Fiction Writers

St. James Guide to Science Fiction Writers

  • Author: St James Press
  • Publisher: Detroit, MI : St. James Press
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  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 1175
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Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of prominent science-fiction authors, written by subject experts.

Science fiction and fantasy literature, 1975-1991

Science fiction and fantasy literature, 1975-1991

a bibliography of science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction books and nonfiction monographs

  • Author: R. Reginald,Mary Wickizer Burgess,Daryl Furumi Mallett
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Reference
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Jack Vance

Jack Vance

Critical Appreciations and a Bibliography

  • Author: Arthur E. Cunningham
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fantasy fiction, American
  • Page: 232
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Jack Vance's first science fiction story was published in 1945. Over 50 years later he has over 80 volumes of short stories and novels to his credit. Though his writing has appeared in a variety of genres, his work eludes easy categorization.

Science Fiction Book Review Index

Science Fiction Book Review Index

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  • Category: Science fiction
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