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The Star King

(1964)
(The first book in the Demon Princes series)
A novel by

 
 
The first book in the 5 volume Demon Princes saga. The protagonists parents were murdered by a posse of 5 galactic criminals, the "demon princes". He vows revenge, and eliminates them one by one. In the process Vance does what he excels at: creating strange worlds, environments, customs, and adaptations that humans have made to live in these conditions.


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Hardback Editions

June 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Star King
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-234-77918-7 / 978-0-234-77918-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd
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1981 : Hardback
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Title: Star King (Demon Princes)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 9997225694 / 978-9997225696
Publisher: Underwood-Miller
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Star King: Volume 1 (The Demon Princes)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 1-61947-109-4 / 978-1-61947-109-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spatterlight Press
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November 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Star King
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-8125-5694-1 / 978-0-8125-5694-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 1988 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Star King
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-586-02476-X / 978-0-586-02476-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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May 1980 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Star King
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-340-25394-0 / 978-0-340-25394-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet Books
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August 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Star King (The Demon Princes, Book 1)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-87997-402-8 / 978-0-87997-402-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW Books
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September 1973 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Star King
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-583-12102-0 / 978-0-583-12102-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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April 1964 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Star King (Demon Princes, Book 1)
Author(s): Jack Vance
ISBN: 0-425-00905-X / 978-0-425-00905-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Medallion
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Star King (Demon Prince)
Author(s): Jack Vance
Publisher: Gateway
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April 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Star King (The Demon Princes Book 1)
Author(s): Jack Vance
Publisher: Spatterlight Press LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA