"Funny, wise, and infused with a sense of wonder and knowledge….Nobody else made myths real and valuable in the way Roger Zelazny could."
Lord of Light is a classic tale of the far future from the incomparable Roger Zelazny. Winner of the Hugo Award-one of six Zelazny received over the course of his legendary career, as well as three Nebula Awards and numerous other honors-Lord of Light stands with Joe Haldeman's The Forever War and Frank Herbert's Dune as one of the seminal novels that changed the way readers looked at science fiction. Experience it and you will understand why New York Times bestselling sf author Greg Bear says, "Reading Zelazny is like dropping into a Mozart string quartet as played by Thelonius Monk."
It is said that fifty-three years after his liberation he returned from the Golden Cloud, to take up once again the gauntlet of Heaven, to oppose the Order of Life and the gods who ordained it so. His...
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Reads like fantasy but is really science fiction. One of my favorite authors - his other series 'Amber' is also good