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Jack of Shadows - Roger Zelazny
Jack of Shadows
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3.69 145
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451159762 (0451159764)
Publisher: Roc
Pages no: 236
Edition language: English
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Traditional Fantasy
Traditional Fantasy rated it
3.5 Flavour of Zelazny
This was an interesting read. It wasn't quite up to the level of his Amber series, but it showed a similar panorama of the bizarre imagination of Roger Zelazny. Jack is a likeable antihero who is a talented thief, not least of all because he is a darksider and can disappear into shadow. Darksiders...
Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 Jack of Shadows
For the plot description I shamelessly plagiarized the first two and a half sentences of the official book description. The Earth no longer rotates. Science rules the dayside of the globe. Magic rules the World of Night. Jack of Shadows was a thief whose magic was strongly connected with shadows. In...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
4.0
Jack of Shadows, or Shadowjack, is a wizard and rogue, the best thief of his age. His world doesn't rotate. Instead, the light side is ruled by science and the dark side by magic. Daysiders have souls, Darksiders are eternally reborn in the Dung Pits of Glyve. Jack gets decapitated in the openin...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
5.0 Jack of Shadows
When I was very young, running out of "age appropriate" stuff at the school library, and becoming increasingly critical of the content of what I was reading, handing me this was my father's solution. It's probably the second best* thing he ever did for me. This book was the beginning of my lifelong ...
Dreamer
Dreamer rated it
4.0 Jack of Shadows
Found this book in a list in my 5 year diary from 1975-1980, just said it was ok, I will rate to the average. Looks like my kinda book..
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