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Roger Zelazny - Author

About the Author

Roger Zelazny (1937-1995) studied Elizabethan and Jacobean drama at Columbia University before bursting on to the science fiction scene while still in his mid-twenties. Among his many books are Four for Tomorrow, The Dream Master, A Rose for Ecclesiastes and the many titles in the Chronicle of Amber.
 

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Last Defender of Camelot

Last Defender of Camelot

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2018

Die Burgen des Chaos

Die Burgen des Chaos

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 10/02/2018

"e;Das Farbigste, Exotischste und Unvergesslichste, was unser Genre je gesehen hat."e; George R.R. Martin Corwin sieht sich gezwungen, eine Kopie des ursprunglichen Musters zu erschaffen. Wahrenddessen blast Brand zum Kampf gegen Corwin, bei dem es nur einen Sieger geben kann und dessen Ausgang uber die Zukunft Ambers entscheiden wird. Prinz Corwin lebte nach einem Gedachtnisverlust auf der Erde, ohne zu wissen, wer er ist. Als eines Tages ein Mitglied seiner Familie versucht, ihn zu toten, beginnt er, nach seiner Vergangenheit zu forschen. Und so setzt er alles daran, in das Konigreich Amber zuruckzukehren. Bald schon erfahrt er, dass seine Verwandtschaft uber einige sehr ungewohnliche Krafte verfugt. Alle Nachfahren des Konigshauses konnen zwischen Amber, den Schattenwelten und dem Chaos hin- und herreisen, indem sie die Realitat manipulieren. Sie benutzen magische Spielkarten, um zu kommunizieren und sich an andere Orte zu versetzen. Aber vor allem sind sie alle in einen erbarmungslosen Kampf um den Thron verstrickt. Und nicht zuletzt muss das Geheimnis um das Verschwinden ihres koniglichen Vaters Oberon aufgedeckt werden.

Die Hand Oberons

Die Hand Oberons

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 13/01/2018

"e;Das Farbigste, Exotischste und Unvergesslichste, was unser Genre je gesehen hat."e; George R.R. Martin Um Krafte zu sammeln, zieht es Corwin und seine Geschwister immer wieder in ein "e;Muster"e; genanntes Labyrinth, das demjenigen, der es lost, spezielle Fahigkeiten verleiht. Doch das ursprungliche Muster tragt Schaden davon, als Blut von Corwins Familie auf ihm vergossen wird. Corwins Bruder Brand will das Muster endgultig zerstoren. Prinz Corwin lebte nach einem Gedachtnisverlust auf der Erde, ohne zu wissen, wer er ist. Als eines Tages ein Mitglied seiner Familie versucht, ihn zu toten, beginnt er, nach seiner Vergangenheit zu forschen. Und so setzt er alles daran, in das Konigreich Amber zuruckzukehren. Bald schon erfahrt er, dass seine Verwandtschaft uber einige sehr ungewohnliche Krafte verfugt. Alle Nachfahren des Konigshauses konnen zwischen Amber, den Schattenwelten und dem Chaos hin- und herreisen, indem sie die Realitat manipulieren. Sie benutzen magische Spielkarten, um zu kommunizieren und sich an andere Orte zu versetzen. Aber vor allem sind sie alle in einen erbarmungslosen Kampf um den Thron verstrickt. Und nicht zuletzt muss das Geheimnis um das Verschwinden ihres koniglichen Vaters Oberon aufgedeckt werden.

Im Zeichen des Einhorns

Im Zeichen des Einhorns

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 09/12/2017

"e;Das Farbigste, Exotischste und Unvergesslichste, was unser Genre je gesehen hat."e; George R.R. Martin Corwin hat es geschafft: Er ist der Regent von Amber. Doch als sein Bruder Caine ums Leben kommt, gerat er in Verdacht, der Morder zu sein. Caines Tod wirft ungeklarte Fragen uber die Familienvergangenheit auf. Da gerat Corwin selbst ins Visier: Auf ihn wird ein Anschlag verubt. Prinz Corwin lebte nach einem Gedachtnisverlust auf der Erde, ohne zu wissen, wer er ist. Als eines Tages ein Mitglied seiner Familie versucht, ihn zu toten, beginnt er, nach seiner Vergangenheit zu forschen. Und so setzt er alles daran, in das Konigreich Amber zuruckzukehren. Bald schon erfahrt er, dass seine Verwandtschaft uber einige sehr ungewohnliche Krafte verfugt. Alle Nachfahren des Konigshauses konnen zwischen Amber, den Schattenwelten und dem Chaos hin- und herreisen, indem sie die Realitat manipulieren. Sie benutzen magische Spielkarten, um zu kommunizieren und sich an andere Orte zu versetzen. Aber vor allem sind sie alle in einen erbarmungslosen Kampf um den Thron verstrickt. Und nicht zuletzt muss das Geheimnis um das Verschwinden ihres koniglichen Vaters Oberon aufgedeckt werden.

Die Gewehre von Avalon

Die Gewehre von Avalon

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 11/11/2017

"e;Das Farbigste, Exotischste und Unvergesslichste, was unser Genre je gesehen hat."e; George R.R. Martin Corwin ist aus dem Verlie Ambers, in das ihn sein verhasster Bruder Eric verbannt hat, geflohen. Zuruck in der Schattenwelt Erde baut er heimlich eine Armee auf, um gegen Eric zu kampfen. Da lernt er Dara kennen, die behauptet, die Enkelin von Corwins Bruder Benedict zu sein. Aber Dara verfolgt ihre eigenen Plane und entwickelt sich zu einer noch groeren Gefahr als Eric. Prinz Corwin lebte nach einem Gedachtnisverlust auf der Erde, ohne zu wissen, wer er ist. Als eines Tages ein Mitglied seiner Familie versucht, ihn zu toten, beginnt er, nach seiner Vergangenheit zu forschen. Und so setzt er alles daran, in das Konigreich Amber zuruckzukehren. Bald schon erfahrt er, dass seine Verwandtschaft uber einige sehr ungewohnliche Krafte verfugt. Alle Nachfahren des Konigshauses konnen zwischen Amber, den Schattenwelten und dem Chaos hin- und herreisen, indem sie die Realitat manipulieren. Sie benutzen magische Spielkarten, um zu kommunizieren und sich an andere Orte zu versetzen. Aber vor allem sind sie alle in einen erbarmungslosen Kampf um den Thron verstrickt. Und nicht zuletzt muss das Geheimnis um das Verschwinden ihres koniglichen Vaters Oberon aufgedeckt werden.

Courts of Chaos

Courts of Chaos

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2017

The fate of Oberon, the identity of the traitor-prince, and the plot to destroy Amber have been discovered. Now, can Corwin and his siblings divert the storm of Chaos descending upon Amber and all her shadows? How will they know ally from enemy, truth from lies, and Chaos from Order? In the end, the future of all rests upon Corwin's determination, and upon the horn of the unicorn....

Die neun Prinzen von Amber

Die neun Prinzen von Amber

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 14/10/2017

"e;Das Farbigste, Exotischste und Unvergesslichste, was unser Genre je gesehen hat."e; George R.R. Martin Nach einem Autounfall wacht Corwin, seiner Erinnerungen beraubt, in einer obskuren Klinik im Staate New York auf - er ist auf der Erde gestrandet, die zu den Schattenwelten gehort. Schnell findet Corwin heraus, dass er Teil der groen Konigsfamilie von Amber ist, und er unternimmt alles, um in sein Reich zuruckzukehren und seinen Bruder Eric vom Thron zu sturzen. Prinz Corwin lebte nach einem Gedachtnisverlust auf der Erde, ohne zu wissen, wer er ist. Als eines Tages ein Mitglied seiner Familie versucht, ihn zu toten, beginnt er, nach seiner Vergangenheit zu forschen. Und so setzt er alles daran, in das Konigreich Amber zuruckzukehren. Bald schon erfahrt er, dass seine Verwandtschaft uber einige sehr ungewohnliche Krafte verfugt. Alle Nachfahren des Konigshauses konnen zwischen Amber, den Schattenwelten und dem Chaos hin- und herreisen, indem sie die Realitat manipulieren. Sie benutzen magische Spielkarten, um zu kommunizieren und sich an andere Orte zu versetzen. Aber vor allem sind sie alle in einen erbarmungslosen Kampf um den Thron verstrickt. Und nicht zuletzt muss das Geheimnis um das Verschwinden ihres koniglichen Vaters Oberon aufgedeckt werden.

Doorways in the Sand

Doorways in the Sand

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2017

Humanity is not alone in the cosmos. The aliens have given a precious relic to the people of Earth: star-stone. But the harmony of the galaxy is endangered when they discover that the star-stone has disappeared. Likeable Fred Cassidy is an eternal undergraduate. All he thinks he knows about the star-stone is that it came to Earth in an interplanetary trade for the Mona Lisa and the British Crown jewels. When Fred is accused of stealing the cosmic artefact, he is pursued from Australia to Greenwich Village and beyond, by telepathic psychologists, extra-terrestrial hoodlums and galactic police in disguise. Follow him on his adventures as he enters multiple realities, flipping in and out of alien perspectives, through doorways in the sand.

Night in the Lonesome October

Night in the Lonesome October

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2017

All is not what it seems. In the murky London gloom, a knife-wielding gentleman named Jack prowls the midnight streets with his faithful watchdog Snuff - gathering together the grisly ingredients they will need for an upcoming ancient and unearthly rite. For soon after the death of the moon, black magic will summon the Elder Gods back into the world. And all manner of Players, both human and undead, are preparing to participate. Some have come to open the gates. Some have come to slam them shut. And now the dread night approaches - so let the Game begin.

Sign of the Unicorn

Sign of the Unicorn

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2016

One of the most revered names in Science Fiction and Fantasy, the incomparable Roger Zelazny was honored with numerous prizes-including six Hugo and three Nebula Awards-over the course of his legendary career. Among his more than fifty books, arguably Zelazny's most popular literary creations were his extraordinary Amber novels. Having now accepted the responsibilities as ruler to the world of Amber, Corwin finds himself the target of sibling treachery, and must seek guidance in a land of visions, where a sinister prediction foretells his doom.

Hand of Oberon

Hand of Oberon

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2016

The fourth in the Amber series reveals two surprising answers... Family blood has been spilled on the Pattern that created Amber, throwing the entire kingdom in chaos. In a desperate effort to save themselves, the princes and princesses of Amber-led by Lord Corwin-search for answers. Where has their father, Oberon, has disappeared to, and what evil has created the black road that unites Amber and that multidimensional world called Shadow? Most importantly, there is a traitor in their midst. ...Who?One of the most revered names in Science Fiction and Fantasy, the incomparable Roger Zelazny was honored with numerous prizes-including six Hugo and three Nebula Awards-over the course of his legendary career. Among his more than fifty books, arguably Zelazny's most popular literary creations were his extraordinary Amber novels. "e;He was a storyteller without peer. He created worlds as colorful and exotic and memorable as any our genre has ever seen -George R.R. Martin

This Immortal

This Immortal

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

Eye of Cat

Eye of Cat

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth

The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

A Dark Traveling

A Dark Traveling

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

The Last Defender of Camelot

The Last Defender of Camelot

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

Madwand

Madwand

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

The Dream Master

The Dream Master

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2016

Guns of Avalon

Guns of Avalon

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 11/02/2016

One of the most revered names in science fiction and fantasy, the incomparable Roger Zelazny was honored with numerous prizes-including six Hugo and three Nebula Awards-over the course of his legendary career. Among his more than fifty books, arguably Zelazny's most popular literary creations were his extraordinary Amber novels. 'The Guns of Avalon' is the second book of The Chronicles of Amber. Across the worlds of Shadow, Corwin, Prince of blood royal, heir to the throne of Amber, gathers his forces for an assault that will yield up to him the crown that is rightfully his. But, a growing darkness of his own doing threatens his plans, an evil that stretches to the heart of the perfect kingdom itself where the demonic forces of Chaos mass to annihilate Amber and all who would rule there.

Nine Princes in Amber

Nine Princes in Amber

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: eBook Release Date: 11/02/2016

One of the most revered names in science fiction and fantasy, the incomparable Roger Zelazny was honored with numerous prizes-including six Hugo and three Nebula Awards-over the course of his legendary career. Among his more than fifty books, arguably Zelazny's most popular literary creations were his extraordinary Amber novels. Now officially licensed by the Zelazny estate, the first book in this legendary series is now finally available electronically. Carl Corey wakes up in a secluded New York hospital with amnesia. He escapes and investigates, discovering the truth, piece by piece: he is really Prince Corwin, of Amber, the one true world of which our Earth is just a shadow. He is one of nine men who might rule Amber, if he can fight his way past the armies of his older brother Eric.

Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2014

A Dark Traveling

A Dark Traveling

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2014

Damnation Alley

Damnation Alley

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2014

Wilderness

Wilderness

Author: Roger Zelazny, Gerald Hausman Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/11/2011

Wilderness

Wilderness

Author: Roger Zelazny, Gerald Hausman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/11/2011

Lord Of Light

Lord Of Light

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2010

Imagine a distant world where gods walk as men, but wield vast and hidden powers. Here they have made the stage on which they build a subtle pattern of alliance, love, and deadly enmity. Are they truly immortal? Who are these gods who rule the destiny of a teeming world? Their names include Brahma, Kali, Krishna and also he who was called Buddha, the Lord of Light, but who now prefers to be known simply as Sam. The gradual unfolding of the story - how the colonization of another planet became a re-enactment of Eastern mythology - is one of the great imaginative feats of modern science fiction.

Chronicles of Amber

Chronicles of Amber

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2008

A gripping fantasy packed with wizardry, swordfights, battle, romance and politics - Chronicles of Amber is a fantasy masterpiece Amber is the one real world, casting infinite reflections of itself - Shadow worlds, that can be manipulated by those of royal Amberite blood. But the royal family is torn apart by jealousies and suspicion; the disappearance of the Patriach Oberon has intensified the internal conflict by leaving the throne apparently up for grabs. In a hospital on the Shadow Earth, a young man is recovering from a freak car accident; amnesia has robbed him of all his memory, even the fact that he is Corwin, Crown Prince of Amber, rightful heir to the throne - and he is in deadly peril ... The five books, Nine Princes in Amber, The Guns of Avalon, Sign of the Unicorn, The Hand of Oberon and The Courts of Chaos, together make up The Chronicles of Amber, Roger Zelazny's finest work of fantasy and an undisputed classic of the genre.

Madwand

Madwand

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2004

Pol Detson, son of Lord Det of Rondoval, has come home. He is now a powerful sorceror of unsurpassed natural ability - in a world where the power of magic is the only kind that matters. But Pol is still an untrained talent, a 'MADWAND'. To take control of his powers, to rule in his father's place, he must survive arduous training and a fantastic initiation into the rites of sorcery. As friends, Pol has one dragon and one thief. As enemies he has the most powerful wizards of the land. And at least one of them wants him dead.

To Die in Italbar

To Die in Italbar

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2003

Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth

Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2001

Here are strange, beautiful stories covering the full spectrum of the late Roger Zelazny's remarkable talents. He had a rare ability to mix the dream-like, disturbing imagery of fantasy with the real-life hardware of science fiction. His vivid imagination and fine prose made him one of the most highly acclaimed writers in his field. Three times he won the Nebula Award, and six times the Hugo Award, for excellence in novels and short fiction. Roger Zelazny possessed a unique, dazzling talent; his visions of the future, of other worlds and of other realities are, by turns, enchanting and disturbing, and always memorable.

Chronicles of Amber

Chronicles of Amber

Author: Roger Zelazny Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2000

Amber is the one real world, casting infinite reflections of itself - Shadow worlds, that can be manipulated by those of royal Amberite blood. But the royal family is torn apart by jealousies and suspicion; the disappearance of the Patriach Oberon has intensified the internal conflict by leaving the throne apparently up for grabs. In a hospital on the Shadow Earth, a young man is recovering from a freak car accident; amnesia has robbed him of all his memory, even the fact that he is Corwin, Crown Prince of Amber, rightful heir to the throne - and he is in deadly peril ... The five books, Nine Princes in Amber, The Guns of Avalon, Sign of the Unicorn, The Hand of Oberon and The Courts of Chaos, together make up The Chronicles of Amber, Roger Zelazny's finest work of fantasy and an undisputed classic of the genre.

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