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 this Prince and Ruby Red he was talking about?" "Are you dense, or
... Red-shift made the components for all conceivable space drives, the tools for
dismantling them, the machines for servicing them, replacement parts. "Red is an
Spent a day with Aaron Red. I believe you met him a long time ago. Red-shift
limited?" "Out on New Brazillia," Lorq said. "At the mine." . "Do you remember that
far back?" The stairs flattened and carried them across the conservatory.
Before my father was your age, Great-grandfather had accomplished that." "I still
don't understand what that has to do with Red- shift." "Red-shift was one of the
mega-companies that made the most concerted efforts to move into the Pleiades.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mtbearded1 - www.librarything.com
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