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He is a different man since he brought home his green pearl." She raised her
eyes to the mantel, where the pearl rested in a saucer. Tamas went to look at the
gem. He took it up and hefted it in his fingers, then whistled through his teeth.
white pearl from India, both adorning the ears of sea-captains. Let me look once
more on your green jewel. . . . Ah! It glows with a virulent light! There, yonder, is
the booth of a Sephard goldsmith; perhaps he will offer you a price." Tamas took
Tamas brought the green pearl from his pocket. "Here is a gem worth twenty gold
pieces; this is my surety! I have no smaller moneys." The other players looked at
the pearl in perplexity. One of them said: "It may be worth exactly as you claim, ...
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Apollon Zamp, master of the Showboat Miraldra's Enchantment has just been informed of a contest held by King Waldemar for the best entertainment. He almost misses the preliminary competition because ... Read full review
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Lesser Vance is still Better Written than most other science fiction. I wouldn't start here, or stop; but once you get hooked to Vance, you will not be too horribly disappointed with this book. Read full review