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    Jack Vance water has been claimed

    Postby Serkanner » 30 May 2013 04:57

    One of the greatest science fiction writers has passed away at 97. He will never be forgotten.

    http://www.jackvance.com/

    I was a friend of Jack Vance. He taught me that imagination lasts a lifetime. Bi-la Kaifa!


    PS: at age 8 Jack's Durdane was the very first science fiction book I ever read (partially).
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    Re: Jack Vance water has been claimed

    Postby lotek » 30 May 2013 07:54

    I was a friend of Jack Vance.
    Tschai will mourn his passing forever in my memories.
    Spice is the worm's gonads.
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    Re: Jack Vance water has been claimed

    Postby Omphalos » 04 Jun 2013 15:03

    I was never that great a fan, but I recognize his importance and mourn his loss.
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    Re: Jack Vance water has been claimed

    Postby Lawliet » 04 Jun 2013 21:01

    I was a friend of Jack Vance. Although his Dying Earth series are the only books i've read by him, i really enjoyed those stories, and Cugel the Clever is the genre's greatest rogue.

    Btw, i was just checking his website and there are a couple of pictures with Frank Herbert. Pretty cool.
    Also...i can kill you with my brain. - River Tam

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    Re: Jack Vance water has been claimed

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 04 Jun 2013 21:08

    Omphalos wrote:I was never that great a fan, but I recognize his importance and mourn his loss.


    Likewise. I haven't read any Vance, but his influence on the genre was undeniable.

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