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The Demon Princes, Vol. 1

The Demon Princes, Vol. 1

The Star King * The Killing Machine * The Palace of Love

Demon Princes (Volume 1)

Jack Vance

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Kirth Gersen carries in his pocket a slip of paper with a list of five names written on it. Theses are the names of the five Demon Princes who led the historic Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed not only Kirth's family but his entrire world as well. He roams the universe, searching the endless galaxies of space, hunting down the Demon Princes and exacting his revenge. Three princes will fall before Kirth's work is done, and two more await their doom...

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"What a paradox, what a fearful reproach, when the distinction of a few hundred miles—nay, as many feet or even inches!—can transform heinous crime to simple unqualified circumstance!"
…Hm. Balder Bashin, in the Ecclesiarchic...

Praise for The Demon Princes, Vol. 1

“Jack Vance is one of the truly important science fiction writers of our day.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Vance's descriptive eye is sharp, and his ear for the language is close to infallible.” —New York Newsday

“(Vance has) a velvety elegance that rivals John Gielgud reciting poetry... One of the treasures of science fiction.” —Washington Post Book World

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Jack Vance

Jack Vance (1916-2013) was was a sailor, a writer, an adventurer, a music critic, and one of the greatest masters of fantasy and science fiction. Vance published more than 60 books in his long career, sometimes under pseudonyms. Tales of the Dying Earth (also known as Mazirian the Magician) was among the most influential fantasy books ever written, inspiring generations of writers and the creators of Dungeons and Dragons. His many awards included three Hugos and a Nebula, Edgar, and World Fantasy Award for best Novel, as well as a World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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