In a world half of light, half of darkness, where science and magic strive for dominance, there dwells a magical being who is friendly with neither side. Jack, of the realm of shadows, is a thief who is unjustly punished. So he embarks on a vendetta. He wanders through strange realms, encountering witches, vampires, and, finally, his worst enemy: the Lord of Bats. He consults his friend Morningstar, a great dark angel. He is pursued by a monstrous creature called the Borshin. But to reveal any more would be to spoil some of the mindboggling surprises Jack of Shadows has in store. First published in 1971 and long out-of-print, Jack of Shadows is one of fantasy master Roger Zelazny's most profound and mysterious books.
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Roger Zelazny (1937–1995) is best known as the author of the critically acclaimed Chronicles of Amber series, Lord of Light, and A Night in the Lonesome October; he won the Nebula award three times and the Hugo award six. He wrote more than forty novels. Joe Haldeman is the author of The Forever War, Forever Peace, Camouflage, The Accidental Time Machine, and many other novels.Review:
"These days publishers like to build walls between science fiction and fantasy, but they are really two sides of the same coin. . . as Roger Zelazny proved brilliantly in Jack of Shadows, an evocative and original blend of the two genres, written with the usual Zelazny panache. In Shadowjack he creates another memorable hero, a worthy brother to Corwin of Amber and Sam of Lord of Light, and the world he inhabits is one of Roger's most exotic and colorful landscapes. A must read for all fans of the master." —George R.R. Martin
"One of the most satisfying reads in all Zelazny's work." —SFX
“Jack of Shadows receives a full recommendation as a “must read” for any science fiction or fantasy fan, especially those who like to imagine what lies just beyond our reality.” —Nerdophiles
“The story is fast-paced and compelling at every turn, proof that good science fiction—despite the technological advances of intervening years—is timeless.” —Foreword Reviews
“A captivating, quick-read that fans of Zelazny will devour and that high fantasy readers will appreciate.” —Geeks of Doom
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Buchbeschreibung Signet, New York, NY, 1972. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: Good; Good; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 142 pages; White illustrated covers on a mass market paperback. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges with roughing at head of spine. Front cover creased at corner. Text pages clean and tight, just beginning to yellow. Bagged for protection. thirthy-eighth edition; 1st Printing stated. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 8628
Buchbeschreibung New American Library. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2726476966
Buchbeschreibung New American Library. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2738130591
Buchbeschreibung New American Library. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have creases on the cover and binding caused from handling and reading. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2768867678
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97804510514004.0
Buchbeschreibung New American Library, 1972. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SKU8850499
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97804510514003.0
Buchbeschreibung New American Library, 1972. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0451051408