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Servants of the Wankh

Vance, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0234772832 / ISBN 13: 9780234772836
Published by Dobson Books Ltd, 1975
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0234772832 > SIGNED by Author. Signed by Jack Vance on the title page. Dust jacket shows some very light age toning, is otherwise clean and bright. The boards are clean and straight, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 1975. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-076233

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Title: Servants of the Wankh

Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

[Read by Elijah Alexander]

Servants of the Wankh, complete in itself, is the second volume of Jack Vance's masterwork interplanetary saga.

Marooned on the strange planet Tschai, Adam Reith agreed to lead an expedition to return the princess Ylin Ylan, the Flower of Cath, to her homeland halfway around the globe.

Monsters of land and sea lay before them, as well as beings both human and alien who might rob, kill, or enslave them. Tschai was a large planet, an ancient planet, where four powerful alien races struggled for mastery while humans were treated as pawns; nothing would be easy for Reith on this journey. But the girl's father was enormously wealthy and her homeland technologically sophisticated.

If Reith was ever to obtain human aid in returning to Earth, where better than Cath? If only he could get there ...

About the Author:

Jack Vance (1916-2013) published his first story, The World Thinker, in 1945 and has since written over sixty books. Best known as a science fiction and fantasy writer, Vance has won several awards in those genres, including the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement and a number of Hugo Awards. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Ellery Queen, Peter Held, John Holbrook, John van See, and Alan Wade.

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