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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Lips and eyelids quivered. "Show me." The Mouse's mouth thinned. He said: "
Give me your hand." As he positioned the captain's fingers across the saddle of
the image-resonance board, blue light glowed before them. "Now look down here
A woman also, somehow related to Prince, a dark woman — " „ "Black hair, but
blue eyes?" Lorq said. "Prince's eyes are blue." Tyy nodded. "Her too I see." "
That's Ruby." "The cards mostly swords and pentacles are. Much money I see.
The polar sun circled the horizon; less gilt, more blue. When he saw the net, his
hands slid his thighs, stopped on the bone knots of his knees. Links clinked on
the bottom steps. Then the rider stood up, waist-high in the rolling white. Fog-
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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