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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"Fine," Dan drawled, and loped ahead of Lorq and Brian. "I envy someone like
that, sometimes," Brian said to Lorq, softly. Lorq looked surprised. "You really don
't care," Brian went on, "I mean if he brings a woman on the ship?" Lorq shrugged.
Then lights along the top of the fence flicked on: light lined the folds on Prince's
glove. "My personal style." He looked up at Brian. "I have no right arm. This" — he
made a fist of silver fingers — "is all metal and plastic and whirring doo-hickeys.
"A medico-unitl" Brian said. "Where do you get a medico- unit here?" "He ain't
dead. We get him back to the ship. When he comes to, I get my pay and off this
damn planet!" He looked over the river from the twin spires of Notre Dame to the ...
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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