Lyonesse

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ElectricStory, 2002 - Fiction
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Review: Suldrun's Garden (Lyonesse #1)

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Another reviewer of this book states that "Jack Vance is the best writer that you've never heard of", and I thought more than once that such was the case here for me. This was a simple, swiftly moving ... Read full review

Review: Suldrun's Garden (Lyonesse #1)

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Touted as a classic of the epic literature genre, and an early competitor of Tolkein's Lord of the Rings trilogy, I found this book deadly dull. There is much in the way of world building and a ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

John Holbrook Vance (August 28, 1916 - May 26, 2013) was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction writer. Most of his work was published under the name Jack Vance. He also wrote 11 mystery novels as John Holbrook Vance and three as Ellery Queen, and once each used pseudonyms Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse. Vance won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1984. The Science Fiction Hall of Fame inducted him in 2001. Among his awards for particular works were: Hugo Awards, in 1963 for The Dragon Masters, in 1967 for The Last Castle, and in 2010 for his memoir This is Me, Jack Vance!; a Nebula Award in 1966, also for The Last Castle; the Jupiter Award in 1975; the World Fantasy Award in 1990 for Lyonesse: Madouc. He also won an Edgar (the mystery equivalent of the Nebula) for the best first mystery novel in 1961 for The Man in the Cage. He died at his home in Oakland, California, on May 26, 2013, aged 96.

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