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 ...
Swords them overtake; cards of power and conflict. The wand the symbol of
intellect and creativity is ... To be good, wands must cups have." She lifted the
cards in the center of the cross: the Kosmos, the Three of Pentodes, the Page of
"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