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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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Oct 04, Jason rated it really liked it Shelves: And what is the point of the title? Paul Spence rated it it was amazing Jul 01, 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. Some of these stories actually took my breath away, I was so drawn in by the writing.

I don’t normally enjoy reading short stories because it generally takes me so long to grasp the setup that I’m only heven getting comfortable with the voices or the settings when the stories end. Zelazny is the author of the Amber series, which I’ve read and reviewed here in the past.

The book provides some background to the Chronicles of Amber.

Manna from Heaven

Published May 29th by Wildside Press first published January This is a collection of short stories from the master of sci-fi, notable for having all of the last stories from Amber. Previously uncollected stories by a true master of the genre. There are some that are unique to this book, a few others are scattered about. May 14, Christine rated it really liked it. Each story was interesting and enjoyable, especially “Coming To A Cord,” which is told from the perspective of an intelligent, animate, uh, length of string.


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 with Harlan Ellison.

I know just what he means! No trivia or quizzes yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And then there’s the piece de resistance, the collection of all five Amber short stories published in a single collection for the first time. The Amber stories left me a bit melancholy, though. Amir Qorbani rated it really liked it Dec 10, LovelyGirl heaen it liked it Oct 30, The Chronicles of Amber 10 books. Maberan Potato rated it really liked it Oct 24, Refresh and try again.

Lists with This Heaveen. Zelazny can say so much so quietly and quickly that it’s possible to underestimate how skillfully he’s creating a world and leading one through it.

Zelany 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 head, glancing back at various passages, and generally asking “wha’appen? Heavdn you like Roger Zelazny’s work, definitely add this book to your reading list. Mannna fantasy zelqzny The Amber Chronicleswhich started with Nine Princes in Amberdeals with the ruling family of a Platonic realm at the metaphysical heart of things, who can slide, trickster-like through realities, and their wars with each other and the related ruling house of Chaos.

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It was clear that Zelazny had more to say about Amber and heacen counterpart world, Chaos, and there are hints here at new intrigues, twists and turns that the author would never have the chance to explore. After receiving a B.


Includes an introduction by Stephen Brust.

Roger Zelazny was born in Euclid, Ohio on May 13, But I should have waited until it came out in paperback if it ever does. Scott rated it liked it Dec 28, Steven Brust Goodreads Author Introduction. This book was quite a beating to get through.

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Nov 28, Daniel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sarah Sayre rated it liked it Jan 17, The concluding Amber pieces were a brief but melancholy last look into this universe sprung from Zelazny’s imagination. And no, zellazny not paradoxical, that’s just Zelazny.

Brandon rated it it was amazing Sep 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Manna from Heaven The Chronicles of Amber This story also introduces us to the Shroudlings, a race Zelazny had apparently planned to include in future novels.

Most of his novels deal, one way or another, with tricksters and mythology, often with rogues who become gods, like Sam in Lord of Lightwho reinvents Buddhism as a vehicle for political subversion on a colony planet. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Dec 19, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: I think there are 3 of them, while there are 4 total. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He won the Nebula award three times out of 14 nominations and the Hugo award six times out of 14 nominations.

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