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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The Mouse's eyes began to flicker with new sight — — the space port: lights over
the field, the lavid fissures of the crust fell to dim, violet quiverings at the
spectrum's tip. But above the horizon, the *winds* were brilliant. "Pull open the
side vane ...
She flung her other arm; another layer fell. She leaned back, and the nets pulled,
striking his ankles so that he slipped. "No! Let me . . ." Through shifting links he
saw she was masked again: glittering glass, her eyes; her mouth and nostrils, ...
The Mouse staggered backward and fell in the sand-pooL Lorq dodged sideways
and whirled to face the door as Prince, still srniling, stepped away. Then Lorq
struck the tuning haft. A flash. It was reflection from Prince's vest; the beam was ...
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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