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The Laughing Magician combines two of the most popular novels in Jack Vance's "Dying Earth" series. Both recount the adventures of Cugel, also called Cugel the Clever, forced by a mordant magician into a quest across an Earth of the far distant future. In this Rabelaisian picaresque, Cugel has only his wits - and loose morals - with which to survive a world teeming with tr ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Underwood Books (first published January 1st 2006)
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Aka John Holbrooke Vance, Peter Held, John Holbrook, Ellery Queen, John van See, Alan Wade.

The author was born in 1916 and educated at the University of California, first as a mining engineer, then majoring in physics and finally in journalism. During the 1940s and 1950s, he contributed widely to science fiction and fantasy magazines. His first novel, 'The Dying Earth', was published in 1950 to gr
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