Lord of Light

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Harper Collins, May 11, 2004 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Earth is long since dead. On a colony planet, a band of men has gained control of technology, made themselves immortal, and now rules their world as the gods of the Hindu pantheon. Only one dares oppose them: he who was once Siddhartha and is now Mahasamatman. Binder of Demons. Lord of Light.

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User Review  - cmlloyd67 - LibraryThing

Couldn't finish. Found it to be rambling and allegorical. Also sexist. Does a decent job with Hindu Gods and Pantheon, but the writer clearly didn't like or understand women very well. Read full review

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User Review  - Phrim - LibraryThing

Lord of Light is set on a colony world on which a cabal of elites have used advanced technology (including literal reincarnation) to set themselves up as the pantheon of Hindu gods over the ... 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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