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Vance, Jack


VANCE, Jack. Also writes as Peter Held, John Holbrook Vance, Alan Wade. American, b. 1916. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Science fiction/Fantasy. Career: Writer of scripts for Captain Video prog., 1952-53. Publications: The Dying Earth, 1950; The Space Pirate, 1953 (as The Five Gold Bands, 1963); Vandals of the Void, 1953; To Live Forever, 1956; (as Alan Wade) Isle of Peril, 1957; Big Planet, 1959; Slaves of the Klau, 1959; (as Peter Held) Take My Face, 1959; The Man in the Cage, 1960; The Dragon Masters, 1963; Demon Prince Series: The Star King, The Killing Machine, The Palace of Love, The Face, The Book of Dreams, 1963- 81; The Houses of Iszm, 1964; Son of the Tree, 1964; Future Tense, 1964; Monsters in Orbit, 1965; The World Between, and Other Stories, 1965; Space Opera, 1965; The Blue World, 1966; The Brains of Earth, 1966; The Languages of Pao, 1966; Many Worlds of Magnus Ridolph, 1966; Eyes of the Overworld, 1966; The Fox Valley Murders, 1966; The Pleasant Grove Murders, 1967; The Last Castle, 1967; Planet of Adventure No. 1: City of the Chasch, 1968; The Deadly Isles, 1969; Planet of Adventure No. 2: The Servants of the Wankh, 1969; Eight Fantasms and Magics: A Science Fiction Adventure, 1969; Planet of Adventure No. 3: The Dirdir, 1969; Emphyrio, 1969; Planet of Adventure No. 4: The Pnume, 1970; The Durdane Trilogy: The Anome, The Brave Free Men, The Asutra, 1973-74; The Alastor Series: Trullion 2262, Marune 933, Wyst 1716, 1973-78; Bad Ronald, 1973; The Worlds of Jack Vance, 1976; Green Magic, 1979; The House on Lily Street, 1979; The View from Chickweed's Window, 1979; Galactic Effectuator, 1980; Lyonesse I, 1983; Cugel's Saga, 1983; Rhialto the Marvellous, 1984; Lyonesse II: The Green Pearl, 1985; Strange Notions, and The Dark Ocean, 2 vols., 1985; The Augmented Agent, 1986; The Dark Side of the Moon (stories), 1986; Araminta Station, 1988; Lyonesse III: Madouc, 1989; (with Silverberg) Nightwings/The Last Castle, 1989; (with K.S. Robinson) Short, Sharp Shock, 1990; The Dragon Masters, 1990; Ecce & Old Earth, 1992; The Gray Prince, 1992; Throy, 1992; When the Five Moons Rise (stories), 1992; Night Lamp, 1996; Laughing Magician, 1997; Ports of Call, 1998. Address: 6383 Valley View Rd, Oakland, CA 94611, U.S.A.

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