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The Last Castle
     

The Last Castle

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by Jack Vance
 

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For 700 years the Meks served without complaint; they were indispensable, for no gentleman would demean himself with toil. But now they turn against the strongholds of civilization—Castle Halcyon, then Sea Island, Morninglight, and Maraval—one by one the proud castles of Earth fall; last standing is Castle Hagedorn.
Winner Nebula Award 1966, Hugo

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For 700 years the Meks served without complaint; they were indispensable, for no gentleman would demean himself with toil. But now they turn against the strongholds of civilization—Castle Halcyon, then Sea Island, Morninglight, and Maraval—one by one the proud castles of Earth fall; last standing is Castle Hagedorn.
Winner Nebula Award 1966, Hugo award 1967.

Cover art by Todd Tennant

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780441470730
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1982
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

California native Jack Vance (1916-2013) was one of the greats of science fiction. He was the author of dozens of sci-fi books and fantasy novels, including the popular Lyonesse and Dying Earth series and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning book The Last Castle. In 1997, he was honored as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in Oakland, California.

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The Last Castle 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you enjoy Jack Vance's books, this is a must-read. The world he created in The Last Castle is amazing.