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Lord Valentine's Castle (Majipoor, #1) - Robert Silverberg
Lord Valentine's Castle (Majipoor, #1)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780006483779 (0006483771)
Publisher: Voyager
Pages no: 505
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Valentine (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Lord Valentine's Castle / Robert Silverberg
Valentine, a wanderer who knows nothing except his name, finds himself on the fringes of a great city, and joins a troupe of jugglers and acrobats; gradually, he remembers that he is the Coronal Valentine, executive ruler of the vast world of Majipoor, and all its peoples, human and otherwise... T...
B. Morris Allen
B. Morris Allen rated it
4.0
This may have been the first Silverberg story I read. Almost certainly the first novel, and I think it's the best work of his that I've read (and a clear step above others in the series). I still have the paperback I bought around the time this first came out - despite the fact that I foolishly left...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
Valentine finds himself outside the city of Pidruid one afternoon, completely bereft of memory, as the city makes ready for the arrival of Lord Valentine - one of the four great Powers of the mega-world of Majipoor. what's a man to do in such a situation? why, join a traveling band of jugglers, of c...
simmo
simmo rated it
3.0 Lord Valentine's Castle (Majipoor Cycle)
By the looks of the blurb on this book, it seemed like it would be a fairly standard 'quest' type book with elves and dwarves and nasty evil folk. And you know what, it pretty much is (only elves and dwarves are replaced by 'aliens' making it Sci-Fi not fantasy). At times it can be a little slow, an...
suzemo
suzemo rated it
3.0 Lord Valentine's Castle (Majipoor Cycle)
I've had this book recommended to me a number of times, and I was prepared to love it... but I didn't.The world-building in this book was phenomenal. I thought it was fantastic, stunning, etc. A giant planet known as Majipoor was settled, well, whenever humans fell from the sky and took the joint...
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