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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He switched off Caliban's humming entrails a moment after touchdown. Banked
lights died around him, Brian hopped into the control cabin, tying his left sandal.
Dan, unshaven, his vest unlaced, ambled from his projection chamber. "Guess
If he's at the ship when we leave and stays in your projection chamber, it's fine
with me." The Mouse's head went back the other way; he decided to scratch it. "
Oh. Gee. Well." Then he laughed. "Thanks, Captain!" He turned and ran up the
Lorq laughed. "Moon-sized is all I said." "Oh.". All vanes had been used to swing
the Roc into its two- billion-mile-radius orbit about the star. Katin lay in his
projection chamber, hesitant to release the view of the star for the lights of his
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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