A Farce to Be Reckoned With

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On a devilish sabbatical in Europe, Azzie discovers that morality plays are all the rage. He decides to strike back by producing an "immorality play", in which seven nondescript human pilgrims will be allowed by magic to attain their hearts' desires. But the forces of Good are determined to close the play before it opens. New characters suddenly start roaming the stage, such as a Grateful Dead-listening Cyclops, and Azzie's own protagonists begin changing their hearts' desires on the slightest whim. This is one ...
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Overview

On a devilish sabbatical in Europe, Azzie discovers that morality plays are all the rage. He decides to strike back by producing an "immorality play", in which seven nondescript human pilgrims will be allowed by magic to attain their hearts' desires. But the forces of Good are determined to close the play before it opens. New characters suddenly start roaming the stage, such as a Grateful Dead-listening Cyclops, and Azzie's own protagonists begin changing their hearts' desires on the slightest whim. This is one theatrical production that could do without an angel - and there's even worse news waiting in the wings...

Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Roger Zelazny once again teams with Robert Sheckley for the latest comic fantasy starring demon extraordinaire, Azzie Elbub. On a devilish sabbatical in Europe, Azzie discovers that morality plays are all the rage, so he strikes back by producing an immorality play.

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The second collaboration between two sf veterans continues the comic adventures of demon Azzie Elbub as he strives to bring humanity to the cause of evil through cultural pursuits.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553374421
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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