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The Man In The Cage

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  • Title: The Man In The Cage
  • Author: Jack Vance
  • ISBN: 9780934438827
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Library Binding
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    About "Jack Vance"

    1. Jack Vance

      Aka John Holbrooke Vance, Peter Held, John Holbrook, Ellery Queen, John van See, Alan Wade.The author was born in 1916 and educated at the University of California, first as a mining engineer, then majoring in physics and finally in journalism During the 1940s and 1950s, he contributed widely to science fiction and fantasy magazines His first novel, The Dying Earth, was published in 1950 to great acclaim He won both of science fiction s most coveted trophies, the Hugo and Nebula awards He also won an Edgar Award for his mystery novel The Man in the Cage He lived in Oakland, California in a house he designed.

    995 Comments

    1. The Man in the Cage is an excellent, exciting, intriguing, suspenseful,198 page, 1960 mystery novel written by Jack Vance under the name of Ellery Queen. Although I've read all of Vance's published science fiction, I've read only 9 of his 14 mystery novels so far. Of the 9 I've read, this is my favorite. It is extremely well written, and I savored reading many of the sentences and passages as though it was poetry. Vance provides outstanding physical and psychological descriptions of many colorfu [...]


    2. It's Jack Vance, and that means fun! Well, minor Vance. But still fun.Vance mostly wrote SF and fantasy so I was curious to see how he'd handle a contemporary (for the 60s) thriller. And the answer is: he throws his standard hero into the bars, backstreets and bazaars of Morocco, and weaves the same kind of exotic tourist-punk atmosphere he used to such great effect in his Gaian Reach novels. It's very reminiscent of Casablanca, and I don't think suffers too much by the comparison.Odd tonal shif [...]


    3. Vance also writes mysteries. I gave this one a try. Not the best, but not too bad either. Maybe I will give another one a try.



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