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Lord Of Light

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  • Author: Roger Zelazny
  • Book Awards

    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo

  • Book Award Years
    1968 Hugo Winner: Lord of Light
    1967 Nebula Nominated: Lord of Light

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    By: Anonymous
    2014-12-06 09:53:33

    Roger Zelazny is an author who must be read, and _Lord of Light_ is one of his great works. Zelazny is fascinated both with the gods of different religious systems, and with the line between technology and godhood. In _Lord of Light_, Zelazny explores the Hindu pantheon. A far future human civilization has used technology to tame a harsh world and strong individuals have taken on attributes of gods.

    Zelazny's is a poetic writer, carefully choosing words and creating strong, memorable images.

    _Creatures of Light and Darkness_ is another book written by Zelazny about the same time as _Lord of Light_. _Creatures of Light and Darkness_ uses the Egyptian pantheon, and is a lovely, short 100 page book, where Zelazny masterfully experiments with the form of storytelling. The end result is nearly as much poetry as prose.

    Finally, the _Amber_ series explores the intrigues of a family of gods through ten volumes.

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