Jack of Shadows
Publish date: January 1st 1971
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
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...
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...
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 ...
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..
Jack keeps getting killed - he's that kind of guy. Every time it happens, he wakes up in the Dung Pits of Glyve, which are about as pleasant as they sound. He always discovers that he's clutching a little pebble. He throws away the pebble, and laboriously makes his way back to what passes for civili...
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