Jack Vance Quote
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
Chapter 6, Guyal of Sfere - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
Born: August 28, 1916
Died: May 26, 2013 (aged 96)
Occupation: Author, writer
Bio: John Holbrook Vance was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction author. Most of his work has been published under the name Jack Vance. He has also written 11 mystery novels as John Holbrook Vance and three as Ellery Queen, and has once each used pseudonyms Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse.