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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Malevolently the gypsy grinned. Dan staggered forward, one arm flailing through.
Shrieking, the demon turned its back, bent. There was a sound like a flutter valve
and the spectators howled at the stink. Katin, who was leaning on the rail next ...
The Mouse grinned. "Yeah." The man nodded. "A kid once who really the devil
could play I knew — " He stopped, the head uncocked. He pried his thumb
beneath the jaw of his mask. Mouth-guard and eye-plates came away. When it hit
... grinning wide as I'm grinning now. That's how I run, Captain. I haven't got the
voice to sing or shout it. But I play my harp, don't I? And what am I doing now,
Captain? Climbing another street of stone steps worlds away, dawn then, night
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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