Category Archives: Fantasy Masterworks

Retro Review: Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance

Jack Vance ★★★★ Orb, 2000 (Omnibus edition reissue). Fantasy fans owe a huge debt to the late, great Jack Vance. The celebrated author and adventurer, who died in 2013, influenced generations of writers, from Michael Moorcock and Gene Wolfe to George … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Last Call by Tim Powers

Tim Powers ★★★★★ William Morrow Paperbacks, 1993 (reprinted 2013).   “If the drink in your glass starts to sit at an angle that ain’t quite level, or if the cigarette smoke starts to crowd in over the cards and fall … Continue reading

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