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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Mother and Father were important people and were often away. When they were
home they talked of Draco, its capital world Earth; they talked of the realignment,
the prospect of sovereignty for the Outer Colonies. They had guests who were ...
Lorq shrugged from under his father's arm and stepped onto the white rugs that
scattered the winter garden. "What do you want to show me?" Father went to one
of the viewing columns. It Was a transparent column four feet thick supporting the
Before my father was your age, Great-grandfather had accomplished that." "I still
don't understand what that has to do with Red- shift." "Red-shift was one of the
mega-companies that made the most concerted efforts to move into the Pleiades.
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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