Trumps of doom

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Arbor House, 1985 - Fiction - 183 pages
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Like clockwork, California computer hacker Merle Corey is nearly murdered every April 30th by a persistent unknown assailant. For, in reality, Merle is Merlin, son of the missing, possibly mad Prince Corwin of the royal house of Amber. But bestial claws have ripped too close to Merlin's heart this time -- forcing him to flee Shadow Earth with his remarkable Ghostwheel. And now Merlin's destiny resides in the one true world -- where answers can only beget more dangerous questions . . .

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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

Fifth and final book in the first Amber series. By now the energy that made the earlier instalments such fun reads has dissipated somewhat. This final instalment has pacing problems and suffers from ... Read full review

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User Review  - helver - LibraryThing

I'm relieved. No more misdirections and lies. No more plots and counter-plots. Just a straight up end of the world scenario with brother against brother to settle the matter once and for all. No more ... Read full review


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Roger Zelazny burst onto the SF scene in the early 1960s with a series of dazzling and groundbreaking short stories. He won his first of six Hugo Awards for "Lord of Light", and soon after produced the first book of his enormously popular "Amber" series, "Nine Princes in Amber." In addition to his Hugos, he went on to win three Nebula Awards over the course of a long and distinguished career. He died on June 14, 1995.

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