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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"The Page of Swords reversed. This card you crosses." Lorq placed the card
crosswise on the Three of Pentacles. "Again choose." Above a seaside, in a clear
sky with birds, a single hand, extending from coils of mist, held a five-pointed ...
Five of Swords." "The Deuce." "The Magus; my trick." Katin watched the darkened
chess table where Sebastian, Tyy, and Leo, after the hour of reminiscence,
played three- handed Tarot-whist. He did not know the game well; but they did
"Six of Swords." "Five of Swords." "Excuse me, do any of you know — " "Ten of
Swords. My trick. Page of Cups." " — on this world we're going. Do you know if —
" "The Tower". ("I wish that card hadn't come up reversed in the captain's reading,
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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