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Old 01-15-2020, 06:44 PM   #50
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What's a good starting point in reading Zelazny?
There were very few of Roger Zelazny's books that I did not like. Jack of Shadows, Lord of Light, This Immortal, Nine Princes in Amber (first book in the first of the two Amber pentalogies), Creatures of Light and Darkness? Doorways in the Sand? The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth? A Rose for Ecclesiastes? The last two are short stories.

An oddity from Creatures of Light and Darkness which I loved was the Possibly Proper Death Litany AKA The Agnostic's Prayer.

Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say, I ask, if it matters, that you be forgiven for anything you may have done or failed to do which requires forgiveness. Conversely, if not forgiveness but something else may be required to ensure any possible benefit for which you may be eligible after the destruction of your body, I ask that this, whatever it may be, be granted or withheld, as the case may be, in such a manner as to insure your receiving said benefit. I ask this in my capacity as your elected intermediary between yourself and that which may not be yourself, but which may have an interest in the matter of your receiving as much as it is possible for you to receive of this thing, and which may in some way be influenced by this ceremony. Amen.
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