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The tale of a man of driven revenge moves at a solid clip as Kith Gersen travels the cosmos, hunting the Demon Princes. At one time when still a teenager Falushe kidnapped an entire choir of girls and sold them all into slavery. That aside I still found myself glued to the page and surprised at the end of every arc. Orbis, Edhasa, Ultramar, Nova, It is also engaging, entertaining and easy to read, and as with all of Vance’s writings I find that repeated readings yield new rewards.
You will learn patience and resource, the ability of your hands and your mind.
When our main character, Kirth Gersen, was a 9 years old, five of the star kings organized an attack one of the colonies on a planet where all of the people, including his parents, were killed or enslaved except for Kirth and his grandfather. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Landmark tales of revenge. The first novel of the series, The Star King, provided essential background material so should be read first.
The Demon Princes, Volume One: The Star King, The Killing Machine, The Palace of Love
I really wanted to like it. Prnicipes a SF author will begin his chapters with a short quote from a made-up future book. The Demon Princes, Volume One: As ever and very strongly in the Demon Princes novelsit is his mastery of imagery, his distinctly lush yet never purple prose, and his way of nonchalantly dropping a heart-breakingly beautiful turn of phrase. He offers to write a more complementary and sympathetic article about Falushe than the article that was already submitted to Cosmopolis Magazine which they are about to publish.
There is a bizarre wild costume party hosted by Navarth where Gersen finds out what Falushe looks like.
Gersen, however, has concerns beyond getting his own ship back. These are novels that you read for Jack Vance’s narrative voice and his character and scenic descriptions.
Ok let me get the bad out of the way because it’s minimal and should not be detracting: Absolutely my favorite Jack Vance Series of All times. This is an omnibus that compiles the first three of Jack Vance’s five novels in his Demon Princes series, and the author’s powers are on full display. Dec 28, Capitalismissexy rated it it was amazing. While this war machine is being created Hekkus kidnaps some children of wealthy parents in order to raise more revenue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
I thoroughly enjoyed both volumes dejonio and 2 of The Demon Princes. And also again, the vast and awe-some worlds evoked. It was first published as a novel in and is still in print. Oct 11, Mike the Paladin rated it it was ok Shelves: His characterizations are more vibrant sketches than fleshed out portraits although never flat-out flatand the plotting suffers some, but these are not the elements by which Jack Vance entrances.
He spends much of his time on his planet at a place called The Palace of Love where visitors are sometimes invited as lks.
This is a reference to the horrific giant combat machines Hekkus commissions to be made, the latest one resembling a highly aggressive, giant alien creature. You’d think a page revenge story would move at a much faster speed.
The Demon Princes, Volume One: The Star King, The Killing Machine, The Palace of Love by Jack Vance
Other books in the series. An insanely fecund imagination: Interesting plot lines, but the lengthy descriptions at times get tedious. These aren’t novels that you’d want to read for their intricate plots or page-turning suspense.
Vance at his xenophilic best. Mar 27, Dave rated it it was amazing.
Return to Book Page. I thought the Star King moved slowly but this one took the taco. May 23, Jordan rated it it was amazing.
One of my all-time favourite series, if only for the wonderfully vivid descriptions of cultures and customs. My copy is pages long, making it the shortest book in the series. Theses are the names of the five Demon Princes who led the historic Mount Pleasant Massacre, which destroyed not only Kirth’s family but his entrire world as well.
Do you recall this? I also thought the dialog was engaging and lively. This is definitely my husband’s genre and not mine.