Vandals of the Void

Vandals of the Void

by Jack Vance

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Overview

Fifteen-year-old Dick Murdoch leaves Venus to meet his father Paul on the Moon. On the voyage there, the captain stops to examine the wreckage of a sister spaceship. No one knows what attacked the ship—some say it's the Basilisk. Dick's adventures aboard spaceship and on the Moon start to pay off as he finds more and more clues.
Written for younger readers.

Cover art by Luigi Castellani

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014691598
Publisher: Spatterlight Press, LLC
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,077,514
File size: 846 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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Vandals of the Void 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Mark_J913 More than 1 year ago
This is a somewhat mildly entertaining space opera story from probably the late '30's. The actual author is James Morgan Walsh. The confusion comes from a book of the same name by the incomparably better author Jack Vance. The main character is named Jack Sanders (not Jack Vance as another reviewer has stated) although a character named Vance briefly makes an appearance in the novel. I haven't read the real Jack Vance's Vandals of the Void (one of the few books by him I haven't read) and despite it's being written for young teen boys, I have no doubt it's much better than this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not written by Jack Vance. Barnes and Noble, you owe me 99 cents.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An incompetent story flying under false colors. The main protagonist's name is Jack Vance.