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Emphyrio
by Matt Hughes and Jack Vance




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Ruled by remote and powerful feudal Lords, Halma is a planetof craftsmen where any kind of machine-based manufacturing is punishable bydeath. Their exquisite handiworks are prized throughout the galaxy, but Halma'sartisans eke out a bare living while the Lords take vast profits forthemselves. Young Ghyl Tarvoke learns from his father that the world'sinjustices can be remedied, and the answer lies in the legend of Emphyrio. Whena cruel and arbitrary judgment shatters the foundations of his life, Ghyl beginsa desperate quest to discover and reveal the true story of Emphyrio. - Matt Hughes

Emphyrio is Volume 33 of the Spatterlight Press Signature Series.Released in the centenary of the author's birth, this handsome new collectionis based upon the prestigious Vance Integral Edition. Select volumes enjoyup-to-date maps, and many are graced with freshly-written forewords contributedby a distinguished group of authors. Each book bears a facsimile of theauthor's signature and a previously-unpublished photograph, chosen from family archives for the period the book was written. These uniquefeatures will be appreciated by all, from seasoned Vance collector to new reader sampling the spectrum of this author's influential work forthe first time. - John Vance II

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Overview

Ruled by remote and powerful feudal Lords, Halma is a planetof craftsmen where any kind of machine-based manufacturing is punishable bydeath. Their exquisite handiworks are prized throughout the galaxy, but Halma'sartisans eke out a bare living while the Lords take vast profits forthemselves. Young Ghyl Tarvoke learns from his father that the world'sinjustices can be remedied, and the answer lies in the legend of Emphyrio. Whena cruel and arbitrary judgment shatters the foundations of his life, Ghyl beginsa desperate quest to discover and reveal the true story of Emphyrio. - Matt Hughes

Emphyrio is Volume 33 of the Spatterlight Press Signature Series.Released in the centenary of the author's birth, this handsome new collectionis based upon the prestigious Vance Integral Edition. Select volumes enjoyup-to-date maps, and many are graced with freshly-written forewords contributedby a distinguished group of authors. Each book bears a facsimile of theauthor's signature and a previously-unpublished photograph, chosen from family archives for the period the book was written. These uniquefeatures will be appreciated by all, from seasoned Vance collector to new reader sampling the spectrum of this author's influential work forthe first time. - John Vance II



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  • ISBN-13: 9781619470903
  • ISBN-10: 161947090X
  • Publisher: Spatterlight Press
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 228
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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