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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Under the petals the Mouse ducked and closed his eyes. He'd been breathing
naturally, but on this inhalation, he just didn't stop. He opened his mouth to the
odors, prolonging the breath till his diaphragm stretched sharply from the bottom
He came with blasted pride, fury compelled by bewilderment, with dense
humiliation breaking his breath against his ribs as he fought below the fantastic
spectators. He struck again, not knowing where. Prince's prosthetic arm swung
"Have a whiff on me." "What am I supposed to do?" "Take a deep breath, hold it
for a while, then let it go." As the Mouse leaned down, a shadow fell that was not
his own. The Mouse jumped. "All right. What you got?" The Mouse looked up at, ...
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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