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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The Moose nodded! "Oh, for the rebirth of an educational system where
understanding was an essential part of knowledge," Katin intoned to the flickering
dark. "Where did you get your cyborg training, anyway, Australia?" "Um-hm." "
The man nodded. After a moment he said to the Mouse, "What do you and pretty-
man do for a living?" "Crew on a . . . freighter." The captain nodded just enough to
communicate approval. "You know, there's good work in the Outer Colonies.
He nodded at Lorq. "Just wanted to remind you to come on back when you want
some more. So long, beautiful." "See you around, ugly." Lorq went out the door. In
the cool night, he paused at the top of the steps, bent his head over his cupped ...
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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