Roger Zelazny (1937-1995) was born in Ohio, but lived and worked primarily in New Mexico. He had an extraordinary impact on SF, as each of his first three novels won a major SF award. During his career he was awarded a total of six HUGO AWARDS and three NEBULA AWARDS.
One of the five best SF novels ever written. - George R.R Martin. Zelazny's most sustained tale, richly conceived and plotted, exhilarating throughout. - John Clute, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. An authentic and rare work of the SF imagination. - Sunday Telegraph.