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 pulled back and turned to see. "Let go of me!" Prince's voice howled from the
crowd. "Let go of my hand! My hand, let go of my hand!" Memories struck up,
shaking. What was confusion before, was fear now. Beside him stone steps led to
Something central had been parted as violently as Prince's hand had parted his
face. He blinked to clear the stars. And his name ... "Yes, Captain Von Ray?" "Pull
in the side vanes." The Mouse pulled in. "We're hitting the steady stream.
He leaned against the stone watt, then quickly pulled away. Drops of water ran
the cold rock. The Mouse rubbed his shoulder and looked back at the captain. "
We'll wait for it." The man nodded. After a moment he said to the Mouse, "What do
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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