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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His name was Lorq Von Ray and he lived at 12 Extol Park in the big house up the
hill: New Ark (N.W. 73), Ark. That was what you told somebody on the street if you
should get lost, and that person would help you find home. The streets of Ark ...
You're such a fine-looking boy, Lorq, it's been three days since that Australian
brought you back home. That scar is just ... "Lorq—" His name was Lorq Von Ray
and he lived at 12 Extol Park in Ark, the capital city of the Pleiades Federation.
"Captain Von Ray, you well the Tarot know?" Sebastian asked. "I've had my cards
read perhaps a half dozen times," Lorq explained. "My mother didn't like my
stopping to listen to the readers who would have their little tables set up under
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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