Manna from Heaven by Roger Zelazny – book cover, description, publication history. This new collection includes all five previously uncollected “Amber” stories, plus the prologue from the rare limited edition of “The Trumps of Doom,” and 16 other . This new collection includes all five previously uncollected “Amber” stories, plus the prologue from the rare limited edition of Trumps of Doom, and 16 other.
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He died of kidney failure secondary to colorectal cancer on June 14, Amir Qorbani rated it really liked it Dec 10, The stories in Manna From Heaven are drawn from work he published between and posthumously And that is our loss.
His way of deftly turning expectations on their head and redefining the context of what one thinks one knows is in full effect in these stories, and I was pleased to have to re-read parts just to prove to myself that heavwn hadn’t cheated and changed the words on me somehow. Brandon rated it it was amazing Sep 26, The Amber stories left me a bit melancholy, though.
Cover art by Bob Eggleton. The Chronicles of Amber 10 books. This was hard to get, and quite expensive. Maberan Potato rated it really liked it Oct 24, Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving….
Roger Zelazny was born in Euclid, Ohio on May 13, I have always felt that the ending to the second series is rushed and far too tidy, and these frpm serve to muddy the waters in a very satisfying manner.
I think there are 3 of them, while there are 4 total. Scott mana it liked it Dec 28, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Hardcoverpages.
No eBook available Amazon. A P rated it liked it Aug 03, Professor rated it really liked it Sep 12, His way of deftly turning expectations on their head and redefining the context of what one thinks one knows is in I don’t normally enjoy reading short stories because it generally takes me so long to grasp the setup that I’m only just getting comfortable with the voices or the settings when the stories end.
The concluding Amber pieces were a brief but melancholy last look into this universe sprung from Zelazny’s imagination. Overall, it was very enjoyable. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No, I won’t lend out my copy. This is a collection of short stories from the master of sci-fi, notable for having all of the last stories from Amber. Sarah Sayre rated it liked it Jan 17, Each story was interesting and enjoyable, especially “Coming To A Cord,” which is told from the perspective of an intelligent, animate, uh, length of string.
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It was clear that Zelazny had more to say about Amber and its counterpart world, Chaos, and there are hints here zelazzny new intrigues, twists and turns that the author would never have the chance to explore.
This book let me see what else he is capable of, and I loved most of it.