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‘The Dying Earth is one of the best and most influential fantasy works of the twentieth century’ Terry Pratchett
‘The world that Vance created ranks with Tolkien’s Middle-earth and Robert E. Howard’s Hyborian Age as one of fantasy’s most unforgettable and influential settings.’ George R R Martin--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
George R.R. Martin is the author of the bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series and award-winning writer of books and screenplays.
Gardner Dozois is a science fiction writer and editor who has won a record fifteen Hugo Awards for his work. He was the editor of Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine from 1984 to 2004.
Great writers paying homage to a great book! What more can you ask for? Gave it 4 stars as not all stories will be to everyone's taste but something in there for most SF fans.Published 12 months ago by anita culley
Yes I'm an avid Game of Thrones fan and have all of the books which my husband has now read. I haven't yet but instead wanted something different from George R R Martin, hence this... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mrs. Angela Sefton
As a life long fan (mine not his) of Jack Vance I shied away from this book for many reasons. Finally deciding that impersonation is the sincerest form of flattery and thus assured... Read morePublished 13 months ago by hoggster
then you would love this book! some of the stories are hit and miss for me but overall I feel that this is a great read and worth your attention.Published 17 months ago by Ibrahim
An excellent collection of various tributes to Jack Vance. Most of the authors did a great job echoing the style of Vance, and managed to make the stories unique and entertaining. Read morePublished 19 months ago by w james
songs of dying earth
picked this up thinking it was an anthology of sci fi tales set in a ravaged future of no ozone and technofailure very 1990s
turned out to be... Read more
An excellent compendium of short stories after the style of Jack Vance's 'Dying Earth' series. Most are so good that they could have been from the master himself. Read morePublished on 10 Mar. 2011 by Derek Simpson
Like the various contributors, I also was captured by Vance's prose style when it first came to my attention. Read morePublished on 6 Nov. 2010 by A. G. L. Williams