Tales of the Dying Earth: Including 'The Dying Earth,' 'The Eyes of the Overworld,' 'Cugel's Saga,' and 'Rhialto the Marvellous'
Jack Vance is one of the most remarkable talents to ever grace the world of science fiction. His unique, stylish voice has been beloved by generations of readers. One of his enduring classics is his 1964 novel, The Dying Earth, and its sequels--a fascinating, baroque tale set on a far-future Earth, under a giant red sun that is soon to go out forever.
This omnibus volume comprised all four books in the series, The Dying Earth, The Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel's Saga and Rialto the Magnificent. It is a must-read for every sf fan.
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Review: Tales of the Dying Earth: The Dying Earth/The Eyes of the Overworld/Cugel's Saga/Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #1-4 omnibus)User Review - Olivier - Goodreads
QUESTION: what is a writer to do when he can write neither characters nor plot? ANSWER: he writes a plotless/misogynistic/paper-thin-character-driven (driven, AH! Dragged, is more like it ... Read full review
Review: Tales of the Dying Earth: The Dying Earth/The Eyes of the Overworld/Cugel's Saga/Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #1-4 omnibus)User Review - Adam - Goodreads
Should you read it? Meh. While I consider myself a Vance fan, the Dying Earth left me cold. There are some wonderfully inventive ideas here, great characters, and Vance's prose is as well-written as ... Read full review
THE DYING EARTH
THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD
RHIALTO THE MARVELLOUS