BeschreibungFound as a child with no memory of his past, adopted by a scholarly couple who raised him as their own, Jaro never quite fit into the rigidly defined Society of Thanet. When his foster parents are killed in a mysterious bombing, Jaro Fath sets out to discover the truth of his origins - a quest that will take him across light-years and into the depths of the past.
PortraitJack Vance is one of the greats of science fiction. He has been writing for more than 60 years, and in 1997 was honored as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He is the author of dozens of science fiction and fantasy novels, including the World Fantasy Award winning Lyonnesse series, and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning "The Last Castle." He lives in Oakland, California.
Pressestimmen"Night Lamp should be cause for rejoicing among the faithful."--"The Washington Post Book World"
"Vance has virtually no peer when it comes to creating sophisticated yet decadent worlds."--"Starlog"
Untertitel: First. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TOR BOOKS ST MARTINS PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1998
Seitenanzahl: 384 Seiten