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The Magnificent Showboats

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The Magnificent Showboats follows the farcical adventures of Apollon Zamp, owner of the showboat Miraldra's Enchantment, and his troupe of acrobats, magicians and actors. Zamp is invited by the King of Soyvanesse to travel up the river Vissel to the distant city of Mornune, there to participate in a contest. A rich prize awaits the showboat captain who stages the most spectacular performance and succeeds in entertaining the king.

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April 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: The Magnificent Showboats of the Lower Vissel River, Lune XXIII South, Big Planet
Author(s): Jack Vance
Publisher: Spatterlight Press LLC
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December 2011 : UK Kindle edition

Title: The Magnificent Showboats
Author(s): Jack Vance
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK