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The World of Tiers Volume 2 (World of Tiers Omnibus 4-5,7)

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In one volume, here are the last three novels in the classic SF adventure series, The World of Tiers: Behind the Walls of Terra, The Lavalite World, and More Than Fire. These are the great originals of universe-hopping adventure that later writers, including Roger Zelazny in his Amber Series, used as models. Zelazny himself says, "I admire his sense of humor and facility f

Hardcover, 544 pages
Published December 3rd 1997 by Tor Books (first published 1977)
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I also have the SF book club release containing books 3-5 of the Tiers series. Mine has a different cover and is from Nelson Doubleday. The three novels are: "A Private Cosmos," "Behind the Walls of Terra," and "The Lavalite World."

Very good.
Wayne Porter
The series that spurned Zelazny to write the Amber Chronicles- The World of Tiers is another interesting book on the concept of "pocket universes".
I found the Tiers trilogy fascinating when a teen but nowadays it's a bit ho hum
Chris Mcmanaman
Page turner! Loved this series
Georgi Sokolov
Great book overall
Paul Shaw
I loved these books
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