Returning to The Chronicles of Amber

I haven’t read too many books by Roger Zelazny, but the ones I read I did enjoy. And of them all, The Chronicles of Amber remained the most important to me. They might be the first example of the multiverse, somewhat similar to the many-world interpretation, that I’ve personally had experience with, in either science or fiction works, and has remained influential for me to this day. But my memories, of both the “Corwin cycle” and “Merlin cycle” (first 5 books and second 5 books), were quite fuzzy by now, with only the main events, main ideas, memorable scenes intact, and I was curious to read them again. And, for the first time, the way they were written – in English, – since my original teenage experience was with the (pretty solid) Russian translations of the books. Hopefully, I won’t get disappointed…

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