Science fiction master Delany's novel is the story of Lorq von Ray, an intrepid spaceship captain determined to travel through the core of a recently imploded sun. Wise, witty, and whirlingly paced, this tale is the highest order of speculative fiction as it casts a new light on some of humanity's oldest truths and most enduring myths.Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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"Don't be upset, Aaron. They're all right. I'm terribly sorry, really I am." She turned
to the children. "Whatever possessed you to come out here?" The miners had
gathered to watch. Ruby began to cry. "Dear me, now what's the matter?" Mother
"Now," Aaron said. "You go back to the house with Dana. She's sorry she
mentioned your hand. She didn't mean to hurt your feelings." Mother and Father
looked at Aaron, astounded. Aaron Red turned to them. He was a small man. The
"A couple of times Aaron Red the first — Prince's father is the third — sent one of
his more uppity nephews to head his expeditions into the Pleiades. Three of them
, I believe. They never got back. Even in my father's time the feud was pretty ...
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Challenge #6 of Book Riot's 2019 Read Harder Challenge is "A book by an AOC set in or about space." Over the years, I have read, and loved, many books by Samuel R. Delany. One book that has been ... Read full review
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I probably read this because of what Jo Walton said in [Why is this Book so Great] Really? I’m not very archetype’d. Interesting and not the same-old-same-old, it nevertheless doesn’t strike me as ... Read full review