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 miner's name was Tavo; for a month last year when the mine shut down, he
had been plugged into one of the clanking gardeners that had landscaped the
park behind the house. Dull grown-ups and bright children form a particularly ...
"Would you prefer . . . f But Tavo took the glass out of his hand. "That's not for you,
Little Senhor." "Tavo, where are my parents?" "Back up in the woods, at Alonza's."
"Take us, Tavo?" "Who?" "We want to go see them." Tavo deliberated.
Tavo reached down and took Lorq's hand. "Stay close. Tell your friends to stay
close too." Tavo's hand was all sweat and callus. The jungle chuckled and hissed
over them. "Where are we going?" Prince asked. 'To see Mother and Father.
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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