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Dust of Far Suns

3.96 of 5 stars 3.96  ·  rating details  ·  46 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Book by Vance, Jack
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 6th 1981 by DAW (first published June 1964)
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John Grose
When I picked up Dust of Far Suns, I didn't realize I'd be reading one of the author's books when he passed away. But sadly, he did pass away a few days ago. Which makes saying that I found the book to be just average a bit uncomfortable. I have read - and love - Vance's Dying Earth books. I thought I would enjoy this one more than I did.
Rob Trump
I think this is out of print but I found it at a used bookstore and picked it up because I had never read anything by Vance. Some of the four short stories are stronger than others ("The Gift of Gab" is the standout) but there's definitely enough good and interesting stuff here that I want to check out some of Vance's novel-length work.
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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...more
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The Dying Earth Tales of the Dying Earth: The Dying Earth/The Eyes of the Overworld/Cugel's Saga/Rhialto the Marvellous Suldrun's Garden (Lyonesse, #1) The Eyes of the Overworld The Green Pearl (Lyonesse, #2)

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