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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Then he frowned. The mechanics frowned too: He was an old man. He was a
strong man. As the Mouse pulled his hand to the edge of the table, the derelict
lurched forward. Hip banged the counter. Long toes struck a chair leg: the chair ...
the Mouse asked. "What do you know about that?" Sebastian squatted among his
pets. Wings shed from him. His hairy hand went soothingly from head to head. "
Pleiades Federation none have. Draco system none either have." He frowned.
Samuel R. Delany. Idas frowned. "The one I had, back when I fooled around with
it, didn't have — " His voice trailed, waiting for an absent completion. The Mouse's
hand slipped from wood to steel to plastic. His fingers brushed the strings and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mtbearded1 - www.librarything.com
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