Ecce and Old Earth is volume two of the Cadwal Chronicles trilogy, by SF Grandmaster Jack Vance.
Glawen Clattuc takes a desperate chance to free his kidnapped father from a prison camp on the viciously primitive continent named Ecce.Meanwhile, Wayness Tamm travels to decadent Old Earth to search for the Charter of Conservancy, the thousand-year-old document which protects the pristine planet Cadwal.
- Matt Hughes
Ecce and Old Earth is Book II of the Cadwal trilogy, and Volume 56 of the Spatterlight Press Signature Series.Released in the centenary of the author's birth, this handsome new collectionis based upon the prestigious Vance Integral Edition. Select volumes enjoyup-to-date maps, and many are graced with freshly-written forewords contributedby a distinguished group of authors. Each book bears a facsimile of theauthor's signature and a previously-unpublished photograph, chosen from family archives for the period the book was written. These uniquefeatures will be appreciated by all, from seasoned Vance collector to new reader sampling the spectrum of this author's influential work forthe first time.
About the Author
California native Jack Vance (1916-2013) was one of the greats of science fiction. He was the author of dozens of sci-fi books and fantasy novels, including the popular Lyonesse and Dying Earth series and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning book The Last Castle. In 1997, he was honored as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in Oakland, California.