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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Neptune, huge in the sky, dropped mottled light on the plain. The star-ships
hulked in the repair pits half a mile away. The Mouse started down the strip of
bars, cheap hotels, and eating places. Unemployed and despondent, he had
bummed in ...
Lips and eyelids quivered. "Show me." The Mouse's mouth thinned. He said: "
Give me your hand." As he positioned the captain's fingers across the saddle of
the image-resonance board, blue light glowed before them. "Now look down here
We're about two and a half light-hours from her now." All their views came in not
by light, but by ethric disturbance, which gave them a synchronous view of the
sun. "Well see her start at exactly the instant she goes." "And the Illyrion?
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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