The City of the Chasch is a very sixties sci-fi actioneer that fit perfectly with this blog, and was a nice reprieve from the massive amount of work. City of the Chasch, le livre audio de Jack Vance à télécharger. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l’offre d’essai. /5 (Good) City of the Chasch is the first book of the Tschai, Planet of Adventure series by the famous and well-esteemed sci-fi/fantasy.

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And to find the mystery of the distress call and the vicious attack, he would have first chasdh gain his freedom and then find a safe way to pass the city and the alien Chasch and their treacherous cousins, the Blue Chasch. It follows the attempts of a man stranded on the distant planet Tschai to return to Earth. Cover illustration by Peter Goodfellow. He makes friends — a Dirdirman, a primitive human, etc. Please review your cart. A near fine, chacsh copy.

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Chash Reith on his adventures is both interesting and entertaining. To solve the mystery of the distress call and the vicious attack on his ship, he must first gain his freedom, then find safe passage by the city and the alien Chasch and their treacherous cousins, the Blue Chasch.

I might even go further back to Gulliver or to legends of rogues and travellers coming to us from antiquity.

Someone sent distress signals to chasxh space from the planet Tschai. Encounters by different species outside of cities, often result in death by combat or ambush.


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Ships with Tracking Number! You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Sep 23, TJ chasvh it really liked it. To clty other readers questions about City of the Chaschplease sign up. The multitudes of peoples, races, creatures and species that inhabit the planet are an absolute delight, despite their tendency towards malice.

Because when his ship came close to Tschai, it was torpedoed – and Adam escaped to the surface with his life and nothing else. I would buy all of them. The town is ruled by Naga Goho and his brigands. The fun of the book is that Reith is adaptable, moral, and willing to become entangled in local problems, all of which is a recipe for adventure in the Vance mode. Among the other passengers is a group of priestesses, taking a beautiful female captive, Ylin-Ylan, home to participate in an important rite.

This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Used book in good condition. I think Vance makes it more palatable than it could be — he is often quite good at painting a society with a few strokes.

The world is less developed than in a lot of his other books, and the story is rather straight-forward. Mass market paperback Very good. All of it in under pages of large font text.

Lo que nos cuenta. Call them whatever you To one side of the ‘Explorator IV’ flared a dim and aging star, Carina ; to the other hung a single planet, gray-brown under a heavy blanket of atmosphere.

A human space ship, Explorator IV, receives a distress signal from a planet, Carinalight years from earth. The strange people and places Reith encounter are wonderful; I’m particularly fond of the society that basically runs like a message fhasch, with everyone inheriting an avatar.

Square tight copy with a reading crease along spine on front cover and covers show light wear. The thing about Jack Vance books is they never lag, he doesn’t get cnasch down in the minutia of ‘world building’.


And of course there are all sorts of nice Vance tidbits, from the culture of the Emblem Men where the person is merely the spiritual vehicle for the medallions they wearto the sandblast guns chash particulates at relativistic speedsto the ways that the alien races control their associated human populations and how those humans adopt the race’s appearance and mannerisms. The main character strides forward as only a white man in retro sci-fi can, completely certain that his way of life is the correct one and that he must liberate the poor savages of Tschai.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It soon becomes clear that there is much, much more to this story than first glance suggested. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. Pages are clean, crisp and unmarked. City of the Chasch was published inbut it would fit in with SF citty an earlier era – the s or 40’s, or even earlier. This is the first of a tetralogy of novels with the protagonist Adam Reith from Earth who is exploring space for earth but suddenly he finds himself the only survivor stranded on the planet Tscai with humans and alien beings named the Blue Chasch, the Green Chasch, the Wankh, the Dirdir, the Pnume and the Phung.

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