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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"What about Illyrion?" the Mouse asked. "What do you know about that?"
Sebastian squatted among his pets. Wings shed from him. His hairy hand went
soothingly from head to head. "Pleiades Federation none have. Draco system
none either ...
"It has, comparatively, all the Illyrion it wants right there." "Yes. But also this:
Draco was extended by the vastly monied classes of Earth. The Pleiades was
populated by a comparatively middle-class movement. Though the Outer
Colonies have ...
"The Illyrion— " "You . . . you got your Illyrion, Captain?" Again Lorq raised his
hand before his face, this time in a fist. He tried to focus on it. With his other hand
he grabbed for it, half missed, grabbed again, missed completely, then again; ...
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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