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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"Prince is having a party. He sent you an invitation. It's at Earth, Paris, on' the He
St.-Louis. But it's just three days after the Regatta. You wouldn't be able to get
there — " "Caliban can make Earth in three days." "No, Lorq! You're not going to
I suppose if we don't stay too long—" When the Regatta swept past the
observation satellite circling Ark, looped the inner edge of the cluster to the Dim,
Dead Sister, and returned to Ark again, it was announced that Caliban had
Caliban fell toward the inset of the yacht basin, coming down like a triple kite.
Lorq sat up from the couch as the guide beams caught them. "Okay, puppets. Cut
the 8trings." He switched off Caliban's humming entrails a moment after
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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