Against the backdrop of the Gaean Reach, the widely populated region of space where the full diversity of human development is revealed, the story of Jack Fath unfolds. It traces his rise from wildling orphan to spaceship captain.
'Jack Vance is a peerless creator of strange landscapes, and in Night Lamp he conjures up a kind of Asia among the stars. Buy it. It's cheaper and at least as exotic as two weeks in the sun' Financial Times 'Vance is near the top of his form in this tale of interplanetary adventure and financial skulduggery . . .Night Lamp yields rich rewards in its humorous complexities' Publishers Weekly 'He has a genius of place' Encyclopedia of SF
Night Lamp by Jack Vance
A novel of the Gaean Reach
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