Christopher Lee at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival on February 9, 2012

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 “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”.

Samuel R. Delany in 2011

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”.