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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Dan's fists struck the swinging doors. He was gone. The Mouse looked around.
Glass on stone again, but softer. The bartender had plugged the sweeper into his
wrist and the machine hissed over dirt and bloody fragments. "You want another
and through a door. "Ruby . . . ?" Wide tapestries between thin mirrors cut all
echo from his voice. The door by the marble table was ajar. So he crossed the
foyer, opened it. She turned on swirling light. Beneath the floor, tides of color
flowed the ...
He walked over to where Lorq stood at the door. Leo joined them. "Now it too
time for me to go is." Inside the Mouse, surprise opened like a wound over the
inevitable. He blinked. "For the lift, Captain, I you thank." They walked down the
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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