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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Spheres of fireworks, blue and red, bloomed on the dark behind his bony face. "
Airy!" squealed Che-ong, running to the rail. "But if I wear a mask, nobody will
recognize me, Prince! The studio only said I could come if there was publicity!
Red dress and dark hair whipped behind her in the river wind. "Prince, not"
Panting, Prince stepped back, back again. Lorq lay face-down, one arm in the
water. Beneath his head blood slurred the stone. Prince turned sharply, and
walked to ...
Only the woman, dark and powerful as her brother, her shadow casts — " "From
the light of what star?" "Her shadow across both you and Prince falls — " Lorq
waved his hands over the cards. "And the sun?" "Your shadow in the night is cast.
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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