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Star King (The Demon Princes, Book 1)

Written by Jack Vance

Average Score: 90(1)

The first in Vance's Demon Princes series. It tells the story of a young man, Kirth Gersen, who sets out to track down and revenge himself upon the first of the Demon Princes, the five arch-criminals who massacred or enslaved nearly all the inhabitants of his colony world when he was a child. Star King was originally serialized in the December 1963 and February 1964 editions of Galaxy magazine.

Book Details

Science Fiction
Mass Market Paperback,
Published by DAW on October 01, 1978
First Published by D. Dobson in 1964
ISBN-10 0879974028
ISBN-13 978-0879974022


Fantasy Literature | Kat Hooper
Review Rating: 90
...what sets these stories above most novels and movies of this type is Jack Vance's succinct, perfect prose and the scope of his active imagination.
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