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 Mouse pushed his syrynx case beneath the couch with his heel and lay
down. He straightened the cable under his back, beneath his neck. "All secure?"
Von Ray's voice rang through the ship. "Open the fore vanes." The Mouse's eyes
They passed beneath the gallery's announcement screen: gray. "You're going to
write a novel. How fascinating. I had an antiquarian friend some years ago who
attempted to write a novel. He only finished the first chapter. But he claimed it was
Get out of here!" Beneath the knotted cable of flesh, the muscles rode like chains.
Red hair jerked up and down over his gleaming belly with each breath. "Go on
now!" "Captain, what happened to my . . . ?" But Lorq had started toward the door.
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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