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Space Opera

Vance, Jack; Vance, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0515011401 / ISBN 13: 9780515011401
Published by Pyramid Books
Condition: Good Soft cover
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0515011401 > SIGNED by Author. Signed by the author on the title page. > First edition First Pyramid printing February 1965.Three creases to lower corner of front cover. Lower corners lightly bumped. Creasing along spine edge of front cover but no creasing to spine itself. Pages are bright and text block is solid. A nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-0767800

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Title: Space Opera

Publisher: Pyramid Books

Binding: MASS MARKET PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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An opera company composed of aliens from a world no human is familiar with makes a concert hall appearance on Earth. Their music is strange, somewhat disconcerting, but the performance closes to rave reviews. The next day, every one of the aliens has vanished. They didn't leave by spaceship, and it seems impossible to believe they have successfully hidden themselves on a strange planet; so where did they go, and how?

Roger Wool, a young dilettante who was enthralled by the "space opera," wants desperately to find the unknown world of origin of the musicians and hear more of their music. He persuades his wealthy aunt to sponsor a Terran opera company on a tour of the Galaxy, hoping to encounter the mysterious aliens, or their home world.

But alien musical systems are NOT always well-received by people unused to hearing them. . .

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