The City of the Chasch is a very sixties sci-fi actioneer that fit perfectly with this blog, and was a nice reprieve from the massive amount of work. City of the Chasch, le livre audio de Jack Vance à télécharger. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l’offre d’essai. /5 (Good) City of the Chasch is the first book of the Tschai, Planet of Adventure series by the famous and well-esteemed sci-fi/fantasy.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I highly recommend reading all four novels in the series, preferably in order because the continuous storyline. First Edition – First Printing. Vous n’aimez pas un titre? That cover is the same as the one I bought…. Reith alone has vitality.

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OK book citg the pattern of Pellucidar, Mars and the other Burroughs books. He gives you just enough to suspend belief and hold onto your seats, coz chach always going to be a ride.

They are very short novels at, and pages each. And of course there are all sorts of nice Vance tidbits, from the culture of the Emblem Men where the person is merely the spiritual vehicle for the medallions they wearto the sandblast guns firing particulates at relativistic speedsto the ways that the a The fun of the book is that Reith is adaptable, moral, and willing to become entangled in local problems, all of which is a recipe for adventure in the Vance mode.

First clty the short novels collected in “Planet of Adventure. A near fine, bright copy. The Yard Sale Store Published: He makes it all look Only Jack Vance could have pulled this off – vintage 60s Sci Fi that means hte male heroes who can fight aliens, plan daring escapes, lead armies, drink without embarrassing themselves, get on with the ladiesset in a planet that has – I don’t know – maybe about six different alien races co-existing in the same landscape, with multiple societies, histories, sub-species Audiobook review, perhaps I’ll try the print version some time.


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A minor romance even develops between Keith and Ylin-Ylan, the Flower of Cath, whom he rescues and then protects. The teen is not unwilling to go, since he would be expected to sacrifice himself to the gods if the tribe did not prosper.

Cchasch About City of the Chasc The first book in the Planet of Adventure series. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The series is more science fiction than fantasy but with the emphasis on fiction rather chasvh science. A human starship intercepts a mysterious signal and tracks it back to Carinaa star system light years from Earth.

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I will try not to give too much away from Reith’s adventures, but expect living on the edge of a precipice from the first to the last page of the book.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Published March by Bluejay first published I first read this about 30 years ago, but after recently coming across The Pnume Tschai, 4I decided to read the whole series through.

It was quite an enjoyable book. Ace G [G] [], 1st edition. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. How to write a great review.

And Jack Vance did think up a great world here. When someone sent distress signals to outer space from the planet Tschai, it was Adam Reith’s misfortune to be sent from Earth to investigate. They walked directly below the barrack car; Reith saw them close at hand and was reminded of large silverfish grotesquely endowed with semi-human legs and arms.


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City of the Chasch

Putting adversaries to death is done rather cavalierly. Just a bit of shelf wear. Yes, the Brother Initiate was great too. And to find the mystery of the distress call and the vicious attack, he would have first to gain his freedom and then find a safe way to pass the city and the alien Chasch and chssch treacherous cousins, the Blue Chasch. He really brings Jack Vance’s characters to life. Each involves an intelligent, scientifically advanced species.

Someone sent distress signals to outer space from the planet Tschai. If you can get past some of that, its a great read, one of my favorite science fiction writers of the golden age. View all 4 comments. Very little character development, abysmal portrayals of women well, one woman, there is only really 1 female character. It appears to still be in print in paperback along with the other three chqsch under the title Planet of Adventure by Orb books.

City Of the Chasch by Vance, Jack

Reith meets most alien life by either lopping off a limb with a sword he picked up, shooting them full of holes with his ‘needler,’ or vaporizing them with the seemingly limitless power chasvh from his emergency pack. Just look at it! Not a fan of planetary romance. Campy pulp fiction relying heavily on tropes of the genre. Because when his ship came close to Tschai, it was torpedoed-and Adam escaped to the surface with his life and nothing else.

Fine unread condition See photos.