Norwalk, CT. Easton Press 1994. Roger Zelazny "Lord of Light". Limited Collector's Edition from the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. Beautifully illustrated and luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. As new, sealed without any visible flaws.
- Introduction: David Brin
- Illustration: Frank Mayo
The Masterpieces of Science Fiction series spans the entire history of the genre and encompasses an extraordinary range of work from Jules Verne and H.G. Wells to Isaac Asimov and Douglas Adams.
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About the book
"Funny, wise, and infused with a sense of wonder and knowledge.Nobody else made myths real and valuable in the way Roger Zelazny could."
Lord of Light is a classic tale of the far future from the incomparable Roger Zelazny. Winner of the Hugo Awardone of six Zelazny received over the course of his legendary career, as well as three Nebula Awards and numerous other honorsLord of Light stands with Joe Haldemans The Forever War and Frank Herberts Dune as one of the seminal novels that changed the way readers looked at science fiction. Experience it and you will understand why New York Times bestselling sf author Greg Bear says, Reading Zelazny is like dropping into a Mozart string quartet as played by Thelonius Monk.
About the author
Roger Zelazny made his name with a group of novellas which demonstrated just how intense an emotional charge could be generated by the stock imagery of sf; the most famous of these is A Rose for Ecclesiastes in which a poet struggles to convince dying and sterile Martians that life is worth continuing. Zelazny continued to write excellent short stories throughout his career. Most of his novels deal, one way or another, with tricksters and mythology, often with rogues who become gods, like Sam in Lord of Light, who reinvents Buddhism as a vehicle for political subversion on a colony planet.
The fantasy sequence The Amber Chronicles, which started with Nine Princes in Amber, deals with the ruling family of a Platonic realm at the metaphysical heart of things, who can slide, trickster-like through realities, and their wars with each other and the related ruling house of Chaos. Zelazny never entirely fulfilled his early promisewho could?but he and his work were much loved, and a potent influence on such younger writers as George R. R. Martin and Neil Gaiman.
He won the Nebula award three times (out of 14 nominations) and the Hugo award six times (out of 14 nominations). His papers are housed at the Albin O. Khun Library of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
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