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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"Tarot reading is common over the Federation,** Lorq said. He was sitting on the
sculpture. "Of Prince's message, your cards anything have to say?" As he turned,
his eyes flashed like jasper, like gold. "Perhaps your cards of Prince and me will ...
"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
From the drawer she took — Katin formed a small surprise-sound in the back of
his mouth, then swallowed it — a deck of cards. "I want to see what guidance the
Tarot gives." "I've already had my cards read for this undertaking. If they can tell ...
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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