A bibliography for Jack Vance

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Hard Luck Diggings

Author: Jack Vance
Year written: 1948
Author’s age at the time: 32
Year published: July 1948
Publication: Startling Stories
Series: Magnus Ridolph
Genre: short story, SF


“Perhaps,” said Magnus Ridolph, “you are too close to the problem. You must remember that this is not Planet Earth, and conditions—the psychological, the biological, and,” he turned a vastly impassive stare at Rogge, “the essentially logical circumstances—are different from what you have been accustomed to.”

Republished in Magnus Ridolph, Spatterlight, 2012.