Lord of Light
“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.”
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Not Amber, but betterUser Review - Fandyllic - Borders
1968 Hugo Award winner for for Best Novel. Lord of Light (1967) is one of my favorite books and I try to recommend it to most of my friends. It was my first introduction to south asian gods and ... Read full review
Sam, known to many as Siddhartha is revived to overthrow the tyranny of self-proclaimed Hindu gods. The often humorous juxtaposition of common terminology with words and concepts as understood by the characters adds more to the setting than one would imagine.
If a reader has the patience to read carefully every line they are rewarded with a vivid, poetic story leaving you satiated and strangely wiser that when you began.