Rhialto the Marvellous

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Orion, Sep 29, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
18 Reviews
There is a Hole at the eastern fringe of the known universe. Deep within it hangs a lost star, Mora, with twin planets, Maske and Skay. On wild Maske there is a rocky peninsula inhabited by a clan of warlike dreamers, the Droads. The eldest son, Trewe, is by birthright Droad of Droad. The second son has no choice but to turn his face toward adventure. His name is Jubal Droad...

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Review: Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #4)

User Review  - Ryan Cyrkiel - Goodreads

The two Cugel books raised my expectations really high for the final book of the series. This book's storyline was a bit disjointed and Rhialto was not the protagonist I was hoping for. I still love the world that Jack Vance created and I enjoyed the book because I enjoy Jack Vance as a writer. Read full review

Review: Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #4)

User Review  - Joel Flank - Goodreads

Rhialto the Marvelous, also by Jack Vance is the last of the Vance books of the Dying Earth. This book features the titled magician in 3 somewhat longer stories and is set even further into the future ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Jack Vance (1916 - ) Jack Vance was born in 1916 and studied mining, engineering and journalism at the University of California. During the Second World War he served in the merchant navy and was torpedoed twice. He started contributing stories to the pulp magazines in the mid 1940s and published his first book, The Dying Earth, in 1950. Among his many books are The Dragon Masters, for which he won his first Hugo Award, Big Planet, The Anome, and the Lyonesse sequence. He has won the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards, amongst others, and in 1997 was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America.

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