May 30, 2013

Jack Vance at the helm of his boat in the early '80s

News came of the death of the American writer Jack Vance, a master of science fiction and fantasy. He passed away on May 26, 2013 at his home in Oakland. During his long career Jack Vance wrote many novels including varios cycles: The Dying Earth, the Demon Princes, Tschai, Durdane, Alastor, Lyonesse and the Cadwal Chronicles.