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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Tchai 8 38 Dec 09, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Impossible to predict official Earth policy, but he himself could never be content while the Dirdir, the Chasch and the Wankh exploited men and used them as tne subordinates. The violence is suitably abrupt and the world-building is wonderful.

Previous owner’s info to the first page. Of the four novels that comprise Planet of Adventure, the City of the Chasch is the weakest, but it is still well worth reading. Pretty damn awful I thought when I read it. Jan 16, Jakk Makk rated it did not like it.

At first, my thought was that Vance had surrendered to the John Carter space fantasy genre by evoking the classic trope of the female soulmate. You’ve successfully reported this review. Although a sense of humour and the ability to take things a little less than serious does help.


Book Review: City of the Chasch, Jack Vance (1968)

A near fine, bright copy. Reith meets most alien life by either lopping off a limb with a sword he picked up, shooting them full of holes with his ‘needler,’ or vaporizing them with the seemingly limitless power cell from his emergency pack.

Fine copies in fine dustjackets as new. Posted by Matt at Fine unread condition See photos. The multitudes of peoples, races, creatures and species that inhabit the planet are an absolute delight, despite their tendency towards malice. Showing best matches Show all copies.

City of the Chasch

Books by Jack Vance. Ace,, 1st Edition, First Printing for All, During the s and s, he contributed widely to science fiction and fantasy magazines. Notify me of new posts via email. Lastly, may be missing components, e. Jan 30, Daniel rated it it chassch amazing. Sep 23, TJ rated it really liked it. Trivia About City of the Chasc From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Clean and excellent copy overall. To ask other readers questions about City of the Chaschplease sign up. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

The whole shebang and its all easy to digest, urbane, generally not too offensive politically. Like any other pulp hero worth his coiffure our protagonist sets out to kick some buttock and obtain information, so to speak.


Mixed in with these alien races is an innumerable array of human offshoots: Two elite scouts, Adam Reith and Paul Waunder, are dispatched in a small scout-boat to investigate the planet whence it came.

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Reith is really my issue with the book. Feb 07, Derek rated it really liked it Shelves: First volume in the Planets Of Adventure sf series: Description When someone sent distress signals to outer space from the planet Tschai, it was Adam Reith’s misfortune cty be sent from Earth to investigate. Notify me of new comments via email. Along the way he will of course fall in with some allies who are impressed by his competence, technological know-how and ability to lead and meets the requisite alien princess in need of his assistance.

Elija Alexander Rocks Jack Chascu Just a bit of shelf wear.