The Last Castle

The Last Castle

by Jack Vance

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Overview

For 700 years the Meks served without complaint; they were indispensable, for no gentleman would demean himself with toil. But now they turn against the strongholds of civilization—Castle Halcyon, then Sea Island, Morninglight, and Maraval—one by one the proud castles of Earth fall; last standing is Castle Hagedorn.
Winner Nebula Award 1966, Hugo award 1967.

Cover art by Todd Tennant

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014691642
Publisher: Spatterlight Press, LLC
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 446,095
File size: 730 KB

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.

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The Last Castle 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ericj.dixon on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Detailed prose, somewhat slow to catch onto at first, but book becomes pretty engaging. Although, I did not feel completely immersed, due to the length of the reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you enjoy Jack Vance's books, this is a must-read. The world he created in The Last Castle is amazing.