Books The Best Jack Vance Books  

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List of the best Jack Vance books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Jack Vance is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Vance is well known for his science fiction and fantasy writing, and has published under many pseudonyms as well. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Jack Vance who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

List books include Tales of the Dying Earth, The Pnume, and more. What are Jack Vance's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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City of the Chasch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Eyes of the Overworld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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The Face is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Star King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Green Pearl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Cugel's Saga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Madouc is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Dying Earth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Killing Machine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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The Dirdir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Dragon Masters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Moon Moth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Book of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Palace of Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Languages of Pao is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Trullion: Alastor 2262 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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To Live Forever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Tales of the Dying Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Emphyrio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Pnume is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Blue World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Araminta Station is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Rhialto the Marvellous is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Wyst: Alastor 1716 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Houses of Iszm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Servants of the Wankh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Lurulu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Big Planet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Anome is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Five Gold Bands is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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The Gray Prince is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Maske: Thaery is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Son of the Tree is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Galactic Effectuator is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Eight Fantasms and Magics is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books

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Abercrombie Station is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Night lamp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Ports of Call is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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Space Opera is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Jack Vance Books
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