The Anome Durdane #1 [ epub or Pdf ] BY Jack Vance


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The Anome Durdane #1

Unseen power which terrorises and controls the worldDurdane is a place where defiance is punished with death But this kingdom of myriad mystery and incalculable peril is now threatened by a menace from w. It was OK but nothing to write home about

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DURDANE THE IMPRISONEDA world of strange ways and stranger people A land where men and women are marked for life Where they are bound to irrevocable destinies by the proclamations of the Faceless Man an. Nobody spins the young citizen provocateur who monkey wrenches the status uo and topples the oppressive authoritarian regime story effe

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Ithout the dreaded Rogushkoi And only one youth Gastel Etzwane dares to challenge the unchallengeable the power of the Faceless Man in an extraordinary struggle for mastery and for the survival of Durdan. Another masterful book that makes me want to become a writer One of the strengths of this short novel is that it s weird but everything


10 thoughts on “The Anome Durdane #1

  1. says:

    Nobody spins the young citizen provocateur who monkey wrenches the status uo and topples the oppressive authoritarian regime story effectively than Jack Vance He's simply great at telling this kind of tale Vance is

  2. says:

    The Anome tells the story of young Gastel Etzwane's maturing and coming of age Durdane is a planet colonized thousands of years before by Earth renegades and it has evolved as a complex society with many different lands and cultures Etzwane lives in Shant whose technological level can be compared to early 20th century However the depiction of this land's society is greatly complex and varied Vance started this discussing issues

  3. says:

    The Anome is the first book of the three part Durdane series It was first published in 1971 under the title The Faceless Man as a two part serial in The Magazine of Science and Science Fiction It was released as a novel under the c

  4. says:

    Mur later renamed Etzwane is from a female phobic religious community from which he escapes He then becomes a musician and later learns of a threat to his country in the form of ravaging mutant creatures For some reason the Faceless Man the mysterious supreme authority that rules here refuses to act against them and minimizes the threat they pose Etzwane seeks out the Faceless man to discover why and to try t

  5. says:

    It was OK but nothing to write home about

  6. says:

    I was told by a reader since I like imaginative and escapist fiction I should read Jack Vance I had heard of Vance’s name over the years but never had an inclination to read any of his work I did internet research about the author and found out he has been an inspiration for many science fiction and fantasy’s greatest writers V

  7. says:

    Another Vance masterpiece This one is about the musician Gastel Etzwane the creatures known as the Roguskhoi and the Faceless Man or Anome ruler of Shant and their interactions and conflicts As usual Vance's societies are plausible and unusual his setting vivid his details perfect but not overwhelming Highly recommended

  8. says:

    Another masterful book that makes me want to become a writer One of the strengths of this short novel is that it's weird but everything fits Like the oddest jigsaw puzzle you've ever done made of strange fusions of unidentified materials and wh

  9. says:

    Described on the back cover of the Coronet edition I read as Science Fantasy this novel was first published in 1971 and is the first of a trilogy I come late to it via my brother who was disposing of it during a small house

  10. says:

    This is my first Vance book and I really enjoyed it I was hooked from the general premise of a totalitarian ruler known as the Faceless Man whom nobody has seen yet who can destroy them at any moment by the explosive ring around each of their necks Even if they're just talking badly of him This book had my ideal balance of both science fiction and fantasy elements with the horrible Rogushkoi creatures roaming around raping women a

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