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Zelazny, Roger


Donnerjack Lowest new price: $34.95
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Author: Roger Zelazny

In our world, called the Verite, he is a Scottish laird, an engineer, and a master of virtual reality design. In the computer-generated universe of Virtu, created by the crash of the World Net, he is a living legend. Scientist and poet with a warrior's soul, Donnerjack strides like a giant across the virtual landscape he helped to shape. And now he has bargained with Death himself for the return of love.

The Lord of Entropy claimed Ayradyss, Donnerjack's beloved dark-haired lady of Virtu, with no warning, leaving a hole in the Engineer's heart. But Death offered to return her to him for a price: a palace of bones...and their first-born child. Since offspring have never before resulted from any union of the two worlds, Donnerjack accepts Death's conditions--and leads his reborn lover far from the detritus and perpetual twilight of Deep Fields to his ancestral Scottish lands, hoping to build a sanctuary and a self for Ayradyss in the first world.

But there is no escaping, because cataclysmic change is taking place in Virtu. A bizarre new religion is sweeping through this ever-shifting universe where the homely can be virtually beautiful, the lame can walk and the blind can see. Now it's threatening to spill over into Verite. And its credo is a call for a different kind of order. For all the ancient myths still occupy Virtu. And the Great Gods on Mt. Meru are amassing great armies in anticipation of the time when a vast computer system attempts to take over the reality that constructed it.

This "new" Roger Zelazny work was finished posthumously with the help of his coauthor and friend, Jane Lindskold. Unlike some after-the-fact "collaborations," this one has Zelazny written all over it. It's a typical tale from one of science fiction's greats, a world-spanning story that deals heavily with mythology and the ability to cross between two realities. In this case the realities are the real world, Verité, and the virtual world, Virtù. When Donnerjack--one of the architects of Virtù--loses his lover Ayradyss, he makes a pact with Death to return her from the dead. In return, Death demands their first-born child, who will be the first baby born from a Verité/Virtù union, and a force to be reckoned with in both worlds.

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Hidden Turnings

Hidden Turnings Lowest new price: $578.01
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A collection of twelve fantasy stories on the theme of the supernatural touching and changing everyday life.

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Sign of Chaos

Sign of Chaos Lowest new price: $9.95
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Author: Roger Zelazny

Trapped beyond the Looking Glass where he is virtually unprotected, Merlin of Amber meets a host of colorful characters including the Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat, and he confronts his ultimate enemy, a girlfriend returned from the grave. Reissue.

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Sign of the Unicorn (Thorndike Press Large Print Science Fiction Series)

Sign of the Unicorn (Thorndike Press Large Print Science Fiction Series) Lowest new price: $69.53
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Author: Roger Zelazny
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Internecine warfare over succession to the throne and the evil forces of Shadow threaten to destroy the royal family of the imaginary state of Amber


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The Hand of Oberon: The Chronicles of Amber

The Hand of Oberon: The Chronicles of Amber Lowest used price: $4.50
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Author: Roger Zelazny

The Hand of Oberon is the fourth book of The Chronicles of Amber; an epic fantasy series written by six-time Hugo Award winning and three-time Nebula Award winning author, Roger Zelazny.

The ten books that make up the series are told in two story arcs: The Corwin Cycle and the Merlin Cycle.

The Audible audio rendition of this classic sci-fi/fantasy series is started off by 2012 Audie Award nominee, Alessandro Juliani, who reads the first five books that make up the Corwin Cycle and whose narration vividly brings the world of Amber to life.

Returning to Shadow Earth to investigate a threat against his life, Corwin discovers that the Jewel of Judgment has been stolen by his traitorous brother, Brand, who plans to use the enigmatic gem to reshape the universe.

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Warriors of Blood and Dream

Warriors of Blood and Dream Lowest new price: $74.93
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A collection of stories includes Zen encounters with aliens, wrestlings with shapeshifters, magic and battles in twentieth-century China, trips from exercise rooms into other dimensions, encounters with mystical masters, and more. Original.

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Eye of Cat

Eye of Cat Lowest new price: $20.75
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Author: Roger Zelazny

The rich and varied, ancient legacy of the Navajo Indians provides the framework for an exotic, visionary novel in which spirits and gods from the past move through the modern world

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Today We Choose Faces

Today We Choose Faces Lowest new price: $37.99
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Author: Roger Zelazny

Angelo Di Negri died an unusual death. Transported several hundred years into the future, he became his Family's telepathic leader. Could he destroy the gang of renegade clones that threatened the earth? Or had he arrived too late to battle an enemy whose mind alone was a lethal weapon?

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The Williamson Effect

The Williamson Effect Lowest new price: $28.00
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Jack Williamson has been writing groundbreaking science fiction since 1929, on topics as diverse as time travel (The Legion of Time), anti-matter (Seetee Shock), genetic engineering (Dragon's Island), and cybernetics (The Humanoids), earning him the title of Grand Master from the Science Fiction Writers of America. He's also produced seminal fantasies like Darker Than You Think and Golden Blood, a part of his oeuvre that won him the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.
Roger Zelazny, one of the most acclaimed writers of fantasy and science fiction, has brought together some of today's greatest SF writers to honor Williamson with terrific original stories either about Williamson himself or inspired by his works, coupled with original afterwords from the authors sharing their own fond remembrances of Williamson.

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune Lowest new price: $7.95
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A collection of short tales includes works of alien gambles and fantastic wagers by such authors as Joe Haldeman, Gahan Wilson, and Nina Kirika Hoffman, and highlights such characters as a down-and-out gambler given a final chance by Lady Luck. Original.

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