The Green Pearl
Publish date: April 28th 1985
Publisher: Underwood Books
Pages no: 406
Edition language: English
Series: Lyonesse -3 omnibus (#2)
Though this book is called The Green Pearl, the pearl itself bookends the story, the vast bulk of which is devoted to Aillas's efforts to defeat the Ska and Casimir's political machinations. Aillas proves to be every bit as crafty as his enemies though his subjects appear remarkably calm when their ...
The first volume in Vance's Lyonesse trilogy felt like such a departure for the author--not that it didn't have his characteristic wit and oddness, but I really felt it was one of the first times that I was invited to feel for his characters. His usual fare is light and disconnected, skipping across...
The Green Pearl is a much better book than I recalled it being. Perhaps that's because we spend some time in an alternate world, and Vance is thus freed from the constraints of Earth. Perhaps it's because the storyline is simpler, following primarily Aillas and Glyneth.Aillas, King of Troicinet and ...
So, I don't know if I've settled into Vance's Lyonesse works better, or if this book is way better, but I enjoyed the hell out of this book - even more than Suldrun's Garden.In the first book, we meet most of the characters in this book. King Aillas shows up on scene, gets married, takes over a thr...
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