Rhialto the Marvellous

by Jack Vance
Series: Dying Earth 4
Reviewed date: 2009 Jan 2
Rating: 3
240 pages
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Rhialto the Marvellous surprised me because the protagonist is not as venal and self-serving as most Vance heroes. He is magnanimous to his colleagues and fair to his servants. He is a competent wizard, and he is loyal (or at least truthful and trustworthy) to Ildefonse the preceptor.

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