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Valentine Pontifex

Robert Silverberg

Valentine Pontifex

by Robert Silverberg

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Silverberg.
SeriesMajipoor cycle
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.I472
The Physical Object
Pagination347p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17580039M
ISBN 100575034440

  Read "Valentine Pontifex Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle" by Robert K. Silverberg available from Rakuten Kobo. The Classic Bestselling Saga by Science Fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg Plagued by nightmares of Majipoor besiege 5/5. The extraordinary story continues in this magnificent new installment of the bestselling Majipoor Chronicles, begun with Lord Valentine's Castle.. Dark dreams disturb Lord Valentine's sleep, a forewarning of the danger that threatens the peace of Majipoor.

Now Valentine Pontifex whirls that cumulative information into action, the lazy pace through time and space giving way to a dance of conflicting emotions and political intrigue. Both the world and Lord Valentine have matured, and the trilogy becomes whole in a way that the form rarely achieves."- .   Valentine Pontifex by Robert Silverberg () I finished listening to the third Majipoor book this weekend, and ideas whirled and whirled around. my head. Unfortunately, most of them whirled themselves out of existence, but a few stuck. Although, again unfortunately, most of what stuck were problems I had with the novel.

out of 5 stars Valentine Pontifex: Book 3. Reviewed in the United States on 5 March Verified Purchase. Standing alone, this book would be a disappointment. The plot is weak and the characters show little depth - but it is a conclusion of a cycle. As the final portion of an outstanding lengthy saga, it scores at least one star higher Reviews: Valentine Pontifex: Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle. Average Rating: () out of 5 stars Write a review. Robert K. Silverberg. led them to consider removing him from his governing duties so that he may ascend to the higher ceremonial office of Pontifex. But if Valentine accepts the mantle of Pontifex and surrenders his position to his Brand: Robert K Silverberg.


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Valentine Pontifex describes the reign of Valentine once he recovers his Coronal title. To some extent this novel focuses on the right themes and could have been a very strong add-on to the serie. The decadence of Majipoor's society were presented in a quite naive way in the first volume/5.

Valentine Pontifex is the weakest of the three first books. Although I can see how Silverberg needed it to create an ending, it doesn't function very well as a novel on its own.

The major problem, as far as I can see, is the span of time covered by the book. It dilutes the action and makes it quite difficult to care about the characters in an /5(22).

Valentine Pontifex: Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle - Kindle edition by Silverberg, Robert K. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Valentine Pontifex: Book /5(11).

Valentine Pontifex is the weakest of the three first books. Although I can see how Silverberg needed it to create an ending, it doesn't function very well as a novel on its own.

The major problem, as far as I can see, is the span of time covered by the book. It dilutes the action and makes it quite difficult to care about the characters in an /5(21).

Valentine Pontifex is the third volume in the Marjipoor series by Robert Silverberg. I’m afraid that there’s no nice way of saying this so I’ll just get over with it: This is probably the most boring book Silverberg has ever :   Valentine Pontifex is the weakest of the three first books.

Although I can see how Silverberg needed it to create an ending, it doesn't function very well as a novel on its own. The major problem, as far as I can see, is the span of time covered by the book/5(22). Valentine Pontifex: Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle Paperback – Decem by Robert K.

Silverberg (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings. Book 3 of 3 in the Majipoor Series. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price /5(11). Lee "Valentine Pontifex Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle" por Robert K. Silverberg disponible en Rakuten Kobo. The Classic Bestselling Saga by Science Fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg Plagued by nightmares of Majipoor besiege 5/5.

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$ 0 bids + $ shipping. Valentine Pontifex by Robert Silverberg Vintage Hardcover Arbor House. $Seller Rating: % positive. The post of King of Dreams is created at the end of King of Dreams, while Valentine Pontifex ends with the creation of a fifth Power, representing the Piurivar.

It is referenced that Majipoor receives the occasional starship, but is generally considered a backwater planet. Metals of all sorts are scarce, since the planet has a very light crust.

The planet having been lovingly detailed in Lord Valentine’s Castle and Majipoor Chronicles, in Valentine Pontifex Silverberg seems to say: the stage is set, so let’s focus on plot and character.

But due to the resulting lack of detail to the setting, I can’t help but feel Valentine Pontifex is a lesser work. Noticeably missing is the exotic sense of place which the first two books exude. Valentine Pontifex. Initially published through Eos, this originally came out in It would mark the third title in the ongoing ‘Lord Valentine’ series of novels.

Continuing on from the last, it would provide the next episode in the long-running science-fiction saga. The Paperback of the Valentine Pontifex: Book Three of the Majipoor Cycle by Robert Silverberg at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

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This book was very enjoyable, the first being Lord Valentines Castle (A masterpiece), the second Majipoor Chronicles (A dissapointing compilation of short stories), and finally Valentine Pontifex, which was more in the ilk of the first in the series.

The book was well written and held my /5(5). About Valentine Pontifex. The Classic Bestselling Saga by Science Fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg Plagued by nightmares of Majipoor besieged by blizzards and earthquakes, Lord Valentine believes these omens signal an encroaching war between his.

Valentine Pontifex. By: Robert Silverberg. Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer,Hillary Huber,Don Leslie,Stefan Rudnicki. Free with day trial $/month after 30 days.

Cancel anytime. This book contains 26 of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America. Book 1: Lord Valentine's Castle. Book 2: Majipoor Chronicles. Book 3: Valentine Pontifex. Lucky's Marines. By Larry Niven.

Lucky Universe: Lucky's Marines | Book One. Amazon Kindle Edition; James, Joshua (Author) English (Publication Language) Pages - 02/25/ (Publication Date). The second book in the magnificent Majipoor Cycle, the bestselling saga conceived on a truly epic scale. The extraordinary story continues in this volume of the bestselling Majipoor Cycle that began with Lord Valentine's Castle.

By night he dreams of imminent dangers that threaten peaceful Majipoor. By day Lord Valentine rules. Valentine Pontifex is a novel in which the Metamophs try to drive people from their native world Majipoor by spreading ecological problems. Reception. Dave Langford reviewed Valentine Pontifex for White Dwarf #56, and stated that "Readers will remain in any agony of suspense unless they've cheated by reading the book's title.

Not many surprises. The books of Robert Silverberg's Majipoor series are broken down into two series. The first published series was the Lord Valentine Cycle.

Later, Silverberg wrote a prequel trilogy, which is the Lord Prestimion Cycle. Novellas set in the world of Majipoor can be found in Legends and Legends is also a short story in Flights: Extreme Visions o.

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[Robert Silverberg] -- Plagued by nightmares of Majipoor besieged by blizzards and earthquakes, Lord Valentine believes these omens signal an encroaching war between his people and the Shapeshifters who once ruled the.Valentine Pontifex by Silverberg, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Valentine Pontifex by Robert Silverberg - AbeBooks Passion for books.