Lord Of Light

by Zelazny, Roger

Lord of Light (1967) is an epic science fiction/fantasy novel by American author Roger Zelazny. It was awarded the 1968 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and nominated for a Nebula Award in the same category. Two chapters from the novel were published as novelettes in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1967. The context of the novel – modern western characters in a Hindu-Buddhist myth-infused world – is reflected in the book's opening lines:

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On Feb 13, 2015, thekingcrab said:
This is one of my favourite science fiction novels. The surviviors of vanished "Urath" (Earth) reach a distant planet in a spaceship named Star Of India. They use their advanced technology to gain godlike abilities and defeat the natives - beings of pure energy. A caste system based on the ancient Hindu religion is established and the original crewmembers take on the identity of hindu gods. Their use of "reincarnation" technology has rendered them immortal , and they rule over a world populated by descendants of their countless previous bodies. Technology is restricted by the gods at a medieval level and any further progress is ruthlessly crushed. The gods are content, until one of their own rebels. Sam, the Binder Of Demons, is against the status quo. He wishes to bring down Heaven and his rebellion drives a rift through the pantheon. This has to be one of Roger Zelazny's finest works. A masterfully told tale , with flashbacks used to bring the reader forward, and a plot that increases my admiration for the trickster hero with every twist. A wonderful read. The work of craftsman.

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Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1967 First Edition, First printing SIGNED by Roger Zelazny on a laid in signature. A stunning dustjacket with no chips, tears or pieces missing. This original dustjacket is rich in color with no fading. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The… Read more
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LORD OF LIGHT

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LORD OF LIGHT. (Avon Book # N187 );

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