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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He picked up the first reflex cable that looped across the floor to disappear into
the computer's face, and fiddled with it till the twelve prongs slipped into his
socket and caught. He took the smaller, six-prong plug and slipped it into the plug
On the floor screen Lorq watched the shadow of the yacht slip over the bergs; he
let the boat fall even lower. "Lorq, open the hatch in the drive-room when we're —
" "We're seventeen feet above them," Lorq called over his shoulder. "That's it ...
Besides the computers, there were projection screens on the walls, floor, and
ceiling. Among the mechanical clutter, nothing personalized the cabin — not
even graffiti. "Let's see the card." Lorq sat on the cables coiled over the couch
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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