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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Chapter Two Katin, long and brilliant, shambled toward Hell3, eyes on the
ground, mind on moons aloft. "You, boy!" "Huhr The unshaven derelict leaned on
the fence, clutching the rail with scaly hands. - "Where you from?" The derelict's
Moons? Moons are small. A moon's beauty is in variations of sameness. From
Harvard, Katin had returned to Luna, and from there gone to Phobos Station
where he'd plugged is to a battery of recording units, low-capacity computers,
"From the surface of one of her planets, though, there would be no way to tell?" "
That's right. The reddening is far too faint to be detected with the naked eye.
Fortunately this star has no planets. There's some moon-sized junk floating up a
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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