by Carl B. Yoke
This is the first guide to the works of this well-known SF writer. When Roger Zelazny exploded on the science fiction in 1962, it was not with a whimper, but a bang. The fallout was a shower of simile, symbol, and allusion. Images fresh and new burst in fields of variegated color. Rich tapestries full of mythic characters and beasts unfolded in poetic excapes from reality-...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published September 30th 2007 by Borgo Press
(first published September 30th 1979)
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http://nhw.livejournal.com/635436.html[return][return]This is easily as good as the other two and a half books I've read about Zelazny (by Theodore Krulik, Jane Lindskold, and a much shorter effort also by Yoke) put together. Unfortunately it was written in 1977, less than halfway through Zelazny's writing career, which was cut short so prematurely. Fortunately, it still covers what are generally considered to be Zelazny's best works. There is a chapter each on "A Rose for Ecclesiastes", This Im...more