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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"You two are from the Outer Colonies?" The twins stopped, shoulder brushing
shoulder. Pink eyes blinked more than brown. "From Argos," the pale twin said. "
Argos on Tubman B-12," specified the dark. "The Far Out Colonies," Katin
The forty-two populated worlds of the Outer Colonies — " "Transportation," Lorq
said. "Transportation from one world to the other. That's what you mean?" His
father leaned against the stone table. "The cost of transportation is what I mean.
Even if three dozen competing companies from both Draco and the Pleiades
have opened mines all over the Outer Colonies and subsidized vast migrations of
labor from all over the galaxy. What strikes you as different about the set-up of the
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quondame - LibraryThing
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