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Wild Thyme, Green Magic A little anachronistic, but that is to be expected from stories written half a century ago A few outdated notions on gender and race but not enough to be too concerned about What was most striking was the very formal language, even the rough PI talks in what seems to modern ears as Victorian All the stories were interesting, most were in the form of a Twilight Zone type twist Some were resolved in ways that I am not sure I understood When it came to the culminating bit of action things got A little anachronistic, but that is to be expected from stories written half a century ago A few outdated notions on gender and race but not enough to be too concerned about What was most striking wa In this wonderfully published collection of Jack Vance stories from Subterranean Press, coinciding with the release of a tribute collection to the great author, Songs of a Dying Earth, one finds twelve stories covering Vance s career of the sixties and seventies It includes his first ever published story, The World Thinker, as well as many others 4.5 starsI m a big fan of Jack Vance s wild imagination and his high end writing style his description, as I learned in this book So, I was happy to get a copy of Wild Thyme, Green Magic, an assortment of his fantasy and science fiction tales which have previously been published in several SFF magazines and have now been compiled and edited by Terry Dowling and Jonathan Strahan and published by Subterranean Press Wild Thyme, Green Magic also includes several informative excerpts of a 1986 4.5 starsI m a big fan of Jack Vance s wild imagination and his high end writing style his description, as I learned in this book So, I was happy to get I was expecting something for completists only, full of unfinished odds and ends Instead I found a number of well fleshed out stories and some very interesting outlines It s also interesting to see how he outlined his stories I wish he d managed to publish these. A collection of fantasy and science fiction short stories by Jack Vance This book was my introduction to Jack Vance s writing, and I am now a fan Most of these tales were very enjoyable with amusing personalities and imaginative situations A The introduction to this collection was very enlightening The stories were a great cross section of Jack s work. First journey back into the worlds of Jack Vance in years Quite enjoyable. The stories in this collection range from great to good and at worst a decent story I was completely tickled, enraptured and delighted by of them Mostly by the elegant descriptive prose,world building,different characters,the themes,ideas that was varied.A great collection of stories and a must for Vance fans who don t have the stories collected before they went out of print decades ago.Best stories Chateau d If,Green Magic,The World Thinker,Seventeen Virgins,The Potters if Firsk,The Augmente The stories in this collection ra When Jack Vance Decided To Become A Writer, A Million Word A Year Man As He Put It So Pragmatically At The Time, He Also Gave Fantastic Literature One Of Its Most Cherished And Distinctive Voices Though Primarily A Novelist Throughout His Long And Distinguished Career, This Hugo, Nebula, Edgar And World Fantasy Award Winning Grand Master Also Produced Many Short And Mid Length Works.Wild Thyme, Green Magic Collects An Alien S Handful Of These Wondrous Tales, Among Them The Author S First Ever Sale, The World Thinker, The Unforgettable Chateau D If, The Stylish Green Magic, The Macabre, Gothic Seven Exits From Bocz, And The Seventeen Virgins, A Rousing Adventure With Cugel The Clever Set In The Author S Acclaimed Far Future Dying Earth.Table Of ContentsIntroduction By Terry Dowling And Jonathan StrahanAssault On A CityRumfuddleThe Augmented AgentGreen MagicUllward S RetreatCoup De GraceChateau D IfThe Potters Of FirskThe World ThinkerSeven Exits From BoczWild Thyme And Violets


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