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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Katin put the recorder back in his pocket. "Politics, and Physics. The three P's." "
Psychology?" the Mouse asked. "Po/itics?" "Can you read and write?" Katin
asked. "Turkish, Greek, and Arabic. But not too good in English. The letters don't
looked up at Katin — "maybe twice as tall as you." His pupils, rolling in sudden
recollection, showed veined whites. "Captain Von Ray, you well the Tarot know?"
Sebastian asked. "I've had my cards read perhaps a half dozen times," Lorq ...
Katin and the Mouse lingered longest. "Captain?" Katin asked after a few minutes
. "I was just wondering. Did the patrol say anything special when you reported
Dan's . . . accident?" It was nearly a minute before Lorq said: "I didn't report it." "
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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