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Isle of the Dead / Eye of Cat Roger Zelazny

Isle of the Dead / Eye of Cat

Roger Zelazny

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ISBN : 9780743434683
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448 pages
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Isle of the DeadCenturies in the future, Francis Sandow is the only man alive who was born as long ago as the 20th century. His body is kept young and in perfect health by advanced scientific methods- he has amassed such a fortune that he can ownMoreIsle of the DeadCenturies in the future, Francis Sandow is the only man alive who was born as long ago as the 20th century. His body is kept young and in perfect health by advanced scientific methods- he has amassed such a fortune that he can own entire planets- and he has become a god. No, not a god of Earth, but one of the panetheon of the alien Peians: he is Shimbo of Darktree, Shrugger of Thunders. Yet he doesnt believe that his personality has merged with the ancient consciousness of Shimbo, that he really can call down the skies upon his enemies. The time comes, however, when Francis Sandow must use these powers against the most dangerous antagonist in the universe: another Peian god -- Shimbos own enemy, Belion. And Belion has no doubt whatever of his own powers....Eye of CatA retired hunter of alien zoo specimens, William Blackhorse Singer, the last Najavo on a future Earth, is called upon by the World Government to aid in protecting an alien diplomat from a powerful and hostile member of his own species. Singer, in turn, seeks the aid of a shape-shifting alien known as Cat in carrying out the mission. Cat accepts, with one condition: when the mission is over, he wants a return bout with the man who captured him -- a chase with Singer as the hunted instead of the hunter....