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Jack of Shadows Paperback – 1 May 2016

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  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press (1 May 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1613735243
  • ISBN-13: 978-1613735244
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.2 x 21 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 136 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars118 customer ratings
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 267,123 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Jack of Shadows"receives a full recommendation as a must read for any science fiction or fantasy fan, especially those who like to imagine what lies just beyond our reality. Nerdophiles"

"One of the most satisfying reads in all Zelazny's work." SFX"

"These days publishers like to build walls between science fiction and fantasy, but they are really two sides of the same coin. . . as Roger Zelazny proved brilliantly in Jack of Shadows, an evocative and original blend of the two genres, written with the usual Zelazny panache. In Shadowjack he creates another memorable hero, a worthy brother to Corwin of Amber and Sam of Lord of Light, and the world he inhabits is one of Roger's most exotic and colorful landscapes. A must read for all fans of the master." George R.R. Martin"

Jack of Shadowsreceives a full recommendation as a must read for any science fiction or fantasy fan, especially those who like to imagine what lies just beyond our reality. Nerdophiles"

The story is fast-paced and compelling at every turn, proof that good science fiction despite the technological advances of intervening years is timeless. Foreword Reviews"

A captivating, quick-read that fans of Zelazny will devour and that high fantasy readers will appreciate. Geeks of Doom"

About the Author

Roger Zelazny (1937 1995) is best known as the author of the critically acclaimed Chronicles of Amber series, Lord of Light, and A Night in the Lonesome October; he won the Nebula award three times and the Hugo award six. He wrote more than forty novels. Joe Haldeman is the author of The Forever War, Forever Peace, Camouflage, The Accidental Time Machine, and many other novels."

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Mike Watkinson
4.0 out of 5 stars A Minor Masterpiece
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5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I wanted.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A true classic
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talerran
5.0 out of 5 stars Typical great Zelazny with an anti-hero leaning
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3.0 out of 5 stars Dark and brimming with mysticism
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5.0 out of 5 stars Win or lose!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Fantasy book with significant magical overtones
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic read
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4.0 out of 5 stars Unlikable hero
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5.0 out of 5 stars An old friend of a book
Reviewed in the United States on 27 November 2016
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Vidd
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read - Follow Jack through his search for power and revenge
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