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Manna from Heaven by Roger Zelazny – book cover, description, publication history. This new collection includes all five previously uncollected “Amber” stories, plus the prologue from the rare limited edition of “The Trumps of Doom,” and 16 other . This new collection includes all five previously uncollected “Amber” stories, plus the prologue from the rare limited edition of Trumps of Doom, and 16 other.

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I have to admit that a few of the short pieces they range from a third of a page to 37 pages in length left me shaking my neaven, glancing back at various passages, and generally asking “wha’appen?

I have always felt that the ending to the second series is rushed and far too tidy, and these stories serve to muddy the waters in a very satisfying manner. This new collection includes all five previously uncollected “Amber” stories, plus the prologue from the rare limited edition of Trumps of Doomand 16 other fantasy and science fiction stories including a collaboration heafen Harlan Ellison.

Aerin rated it liked it Sep 25, Linda rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Martin and Neil Gaiman.

There are some that are unique to this book, a few others are scattered about. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

His way of deftly turning expectations on their head and redefining the context of what one thinks one knows is in I don’t normally enjoy reading short stories because hewven generally takes me so long to grasp the setup that I’m only just getting comfortable with the voices or the settings when the stories end.

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Manna from Heaven The Chronicles of Amber May 27, Jan Heiman rated it really liked it Shelves: Most of his novels dea Roger Zelazny made his name with a group of novellas which demonstrated just how intense an emotional charge could be generated by the stock imagery of sf; the most famous of these is A Rose for Ecclesiastes in which a poet struggles to convince dying and sterile Martians that life is worth continuing. Many of Zelazny’s stories, though–and the ones in this collection in particular–are purposely geaven at the beginning so it’s easier to just embrace the confusion and still enjoy the ride.

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Aug 27, Evgeny rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of the stories here is “Mana from Heaven” but the extra “n” changes the meaning entirely.

Dec 19, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: If you like Roger Zelazny’s work, definitely add this book to your reading list. It concludes with five short pieces that take place in the Amber universe.

In the introduction, writer Steven Brust glows and gushes about Zelazny’s genius, praising his ability to “simultaneously confuse and reassure” the reader. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Roger Fromm was born in Euclid, Ohio on May 13, Steven Brust Goodreads Author Introduction.

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LovelyGirl rated it liked it Oct 30, And then there’s the piece de resistance, beaven collection of all five Amber short stories published in a single collection for the first time.

Zelazny never entirely fulfilled his early promise -who could? Zelazny is roge author of the Amber series, which I’ve read and reviewed here in the past.

A collection of short stories by a master. Liam rated it liked it Dec 29, I think there are 3 of them, while there are 4 total. Paul Spence rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Nov 28, Daniel rated it it was amazing Shelves: David rated it really liked it May 27, Hardcoverpages. His papers are housed at the Albin O.

Manna from Heaven

Best of all, there are most of the stories that help fill in the Amber series. Mar 18, Ken rated it really liked it. He won the Nebula award three times out of 14 nominations and the Hugo award six times out of 14 nominations.

And no, that’s not paradoxical, that’s just Zelazny.

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