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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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. First edition. A touch of rubbing to extremities, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to spine ends and corners, the verso of the jacket had been re-enforced with small piece of cello-tape (now gone) at the corners, stains remain to interior with light bleed… Read more about this item
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New York: Doubleday. New York, Doubleday, 1967. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Winner of the 1968 Hugos. A little bumping to the spine tips and corners, slight chipping. A lovely copy. [9421, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1967.
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1967. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition stated, first printing. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth with titles in silver on spine. Near fine with faint lean to binding, slight wear to cloth at extremities and pages lightly toned. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear and… Read more about this item
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. First edition. Mild rubbing to corners and spine ends, lower corners gently bumped, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, corners and spine ends have light rubbing, several small rub spots to front panel, some mild soiling and spotting to edges of rear panel. (8940). … Read more about this item
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LORD OF LIGHT. (Avon Book # N187 );

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Canada: Avon Book, 1969. Book. Illus. by Ronald Walotsky Painted Cover.. Good / Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition By This Publisher.. ** 319 pages.>> Heavy cover scuffing. cover creaing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall..
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London: Panther Books. Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. (1971). Softcover. 0586035184 . Creasing to spine. 10mm tear at tail of front joint. Some foxing. Book exchange rubber stamps. ; Paperback reprint. 251, [5] pages. Page dimensions: 175 x 106mm. Winner of the 1968 Hugo (Novel). .
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Eos, New York, 2013. 10th trade paperback printing. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear, light nicks at spine ends, price sticker on rear cover. Earth is long since dead. On a colony planet, a band of men has gained control of technology, made themselves immortal, and now rule their world as the gods of the Hindu pantheon. Only one dares… Read more about this item
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Boston,: Gregg Press,, 1979. First Thus. This being the first illustrated editionfour interior black & white and cover by FREFF. Originally printed in 1969 by Doubleday, this Gregg Press edition is sturdily bound. Nebula Award winning novel. Fine book; d.j., has 1/2" closed tear, and a thumbnail has gone thru on rear panel; lightly rubbed… Read more about this item
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LORD OF LIGHT, Doubleday, 1967, first edition, 3 very tiny pricks to the spine, else just about fine in bright vg dust-wrapper with some light wear and tear. HUGO winning novel. 30 word holographic SIGNED letter from Zelazny to Andrew Porter of SF chronicle laid in.
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1967. First edition. First edition, first printing. [vi], 257pp. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth with silver spine lettering. A Fine copy, bright internally and unread, in a Fine dust jacket, unclipped ($4.95), rich in color, and unfaded with only trivial rubbing to the front panel. A truly excellent, beautiful copy of the… Read more about this item
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London: Faber and Faber, [1968]. First British edition. Several light marks to fore-edge, a nearly fine copy in a very good or better dust jacket with light shelf wear and toning along the top edge, light damp stains along lower edge of front panel and spine and to upper and lower flap corners which show bleed through. (8057). … Read more about this item
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