Nine Princes in Amber (Chronicles of Amber Series #1)

Nine Princes in Amber (Chronicles of Amber Series #1)

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by Roger Zelazny
     
 

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Amber, the one real world, wherein all others, including our own Earth, are but Shadows. Amber burns in Corwin's blood. Exiled on Shadow Earth for centuries, the prince is about to return to Amber to make a mad and desperate rush upon the throne. From Arden to the blood-slippery Stairway into the Sea, the air is electrified with the powers of Eric, Random, Bleys,

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Amber, the one real world, wherein all others, including our own Earth, are but Shadows. Amber burns in Corwin's blood. Exiled on Shadow Earth for centuries, the prince is about to return to Amber to make a mad and desperate rush upon the throne. From Arden to the blood-slippery Stairway into the Sea, the air is electrified with the powers of Eric, Random, Bleys, Caine, and all the princes of Amber whom Corwin must overcome. Yet, his savage path is blocked and guarded by eerie structures beyond imaging—impossible realities forged by demonic assassins and staggering horrors to challenge the might of Corwin's superhuman fury.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780380014309
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/1977
Series:
Chronicles of Amber Series , #1
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.23(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Meet the Author

Roger Zelazny burst onto the SF scene in the early 1960s with a series of dazzling and groundbreaking short stories. He won his first of six Hugo Awards for Lord of Light, and soon after produced the first book of his enormously popular Amber series, Nine Princes in Amber. In addition to his Hugos, he went on to win three Nebula Awards over the course of a long and distinguished career. He died on June 14, 1995.

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Nine Princes in Amber (Chronicles of Amber Series #1) 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the great achievements in sci-fi/fantasy. Still ahead of it's time 45 years down the road. His ideas on the nature of objective reality are truly thought provoking and his influence on artists like the wachowskis of "The Matrix" fame have always been readily apparent to his many fans.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have been waiting for YEARS for this series to be published on Nook. Zelazny was a brilliant writer; if you haven't read him yet, get ready for a master class on writing. This is a truly original work of imagination. And it's the first in a series that will keep you looking for the next book. I'm also waiting for his 'Lord of Light,' 'The Doors of His Face . ..' Please, B&N, bring them out asap. Bundle the Amber books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of my favorite series of all time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh my gosh this is one of the best fantasy series I have ever read. I reread it every year. I finally don't have to hoard my copies and hunt down new ones at bookstores.
She_Who_Must_Read More than 1 year ago
First book of one of my absolute favorite series. PLEASE bring the entire series out as a bundle! I refuse to buy this book until I know for sure that the rest will also be available. It's just too frustrating to red a book this good without being able to read the sequels as well.
Nathan479 More than 1 year ago
This is one of the first books I ever read as part of the Great Book of Amber. It has inspired a lifetime love of reading and inspired my own attempts at becoming an author.  Roger Zelazny has such a unique way of writing, of painting a world where the impossible seem possible and the fantastically improbable mere extensions of one's will.
Boks More than 1 year ago
Brilliant intrigue, great fantasy.
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Annie-Pannie More than 1 year ago
In my opinion there has never been another book written that is more original, intriguing or had more colorful characters. I have read this book and the others in the series so many times and my enjoyment never wanes. I spent a great deal of my younger teen years being in love with Corwin of Amber. Excellent.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is fasinating. a real fantasy world by roger zelazney the greatest!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
AMBER is the 1 true world and the 1 truly awesome book! I love this book more than any other!!! Corwin in powerful,ingenous, and one of the best book charachters ive ever known!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Amber!!! What a wonderful place. If you have not read the books, I envy you...for you will have the pleasure of the first time read of one of the best books ever written! And then you can return to Amber frequently to enjoy Cory and the others, as do we---the many fans of Amber.