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||Jack Vance, Ellery Queen, Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, Jay Kavanse
||August 28, 1916
||May 26, 2013
Jack Vance is one of the greats of science fiction. He has been writing for more than 60 years, and in 1997 was honored as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He is the author of dozens of science fiction and fantasy novels, including the World Fantasy Award winning Lyonnesse series, and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning The Last Castle. He lives in Oakland, California.
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- Olman's Fifty: 20. Star King by Jack Vance
I have read a few other Jack Vance novels and enjoyed them but they never grabbed me the way they have some others. I respect his massive contribution to the world (both in fictional writing and in the tabletop roleplaying ...
- Advanced Readings in D&D: Jack Vance | Tor.com
Tim Callahan: All I knew about Jack Vance, before reading The Dying Earth, was that he's the reason the ?magic-user? in Dungeons and Dragons could only memorize a spell or two, and would forget them immediately after ...
- Pretty Sinister Books: FFB: Space Opera - Jack Vance
The publishers of the first paperback edition commissioned Jack Vance to write a book using the phrase as his title thinking the same thing I bet. Vance fooled them. He decided to use the term literally. Space Opera (1965) is a ...
- Reasons for Encouragement Amidst the Infighting | Atheist Revolution
Posted by Jack Vance at 5:23 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: Atheist Movement, Skepticism. Reasons for Encouragement Amidst the Infighting. 2013-08-19T05:23:00-05:00. Jack Vance.
- Book Dirt: Book Review: The Flesh Mask by Jack Vance
Most readers know Jack Vance, who died just this past May, as a science fiction writer. He's certainly worth remembering as one, racking up a pile of Nebula, World Fantasy, and Hugo awards (including a Hugo for his ...
- Prolific science fiction and fantasy author Jack Vance dies at 96 ...
Jack Vance, an award-winning writer of mystery, fantasy, and science fiction, died this week at age 96. Hard science fiction magazine Locus reports that Vance died on May 26th in Oakland,...
- Science Fiction Pioneer and Grand Master Jack Vance, 1916-2013 ...
Science Fiction Pioneer and Grand Master Jack Vance, 1916-2013.
- theinferior4: Things I Learned About Jack Vance Yesterday
Things I Learned About Jack Vance Yesterday. I went to a memorial for Jack Vance yesterday, and found out that he was a much more interesting person than I had thought -- and he'd already seemed pretty interesting.
- Frederik Pohl Remembers Jack Vance | Workbench
Frederik Pohl, one of the founders of science fiction, is still writing novels at age 93 and has a blog he updates regularly. The Way the Future Blogs recently noted the.
- The Sociology of Jack Vance III: Robust Action Among the ...
The Sociology of Jack Vance III: Robust Action Among the Breakness Wizards. by Henry on July 17, 2013. The Languages of Pao is occasionally discussed as an example (along with 1984) of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis in fiction.
- Southern Baptists as a 'Prophetic Minority' | Atheist Revolution
Posted by Jack Vance at 7:49 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: Christianity. Southern Baptists as a 'Prophetic Minority'. 2013-08-18T07:49:00-05:00. Jack Vance. Christianity|. Newer Post ...
- Jack Vance dies | Shelf Life | EW.com
Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy, and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96. Vance died Sunday evening at his home in Oakland, his son John Vance II told the Associated ...
- The Wertzone: RIP Jack Vance
RIP Jack Vance. A giant of the genre has fallen. Jack Vance has died at the age of 96. It is impossible to overstate Vance's contribution to the fields of both science fiction and fantasy. His impact is comparable to J.R.R. Tolkien ...
- Rough Edges: Forgotten Books: Vandals of the Void - Jack Vance
When I was a kid I loved the science fiction novels published by the John C. Winston Company, many of which were available on the bookmobile that came out to my little hometown every Saturday from the public library in the ...
- Jack Vance's Influential Prose Will Live On - NYTimes.com
He was famously brusque, and he didn't like to talk about the craft of writing. But the joy he took in language on the page was contagious.