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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Aunt Cyana laughed; then Mother and Secretary Morgan laughed too. They lived
on Ark but often they went on big ships to other worlds. You had a cabin where
you could pass your hand in front of colored panels and have anything to eat you
He laughed sharply. "But it serves me . . . about as well as a real one." "Oh."
Embarrassment wavered through Brian's voice. "I didn't know." Prince laughed. "
Sometimes I almost forget too. Sometimes. Which way is your ship?" "There." As
Somewhere a little girl had stood above him in the mouth of a beast — Lorq
laughed now. "What was there about my mask that gave me away?" "Prince has
been gloating over the prospect of making you wear it ever since he extended the
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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