Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born May 27, 1922 in London, England. He became famous for his roles in horror movies, particularly as Dracula. However, in decades of career, he had roles in move and TV productions of all kinds. In recent years, he had roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Star Wars prequels.
The novel “Rhialto the Marvellous” by Jack Vance was published for the first time in 1984. It’s the fourth novel in the cycle of the Dying Earth.
The novel “Cugel’s Saga”, sometimes published as “Cugel: The Skybreak Spatterlight”, by Jack Vance was published for the first time in 1983. It’s the third novel in the cycle of the Dying Earth and is the sequel of “The Eyes of the Overworld”.
American writer Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. was born on April 1, 1942 in New York. Among his most famous novels there are “Babel-17” and “The Einstein Intersection”, both winners of the Nebula Award, and “Dhalgren”.
The novel “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs was published for the first time in 1912 as a serial in the magazine “The All-Story” with the title “Under the Moons of Mars” and as a book in 1917. It’s the first novel of John Carter cycle.