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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On leaving, all he had taken besides the clothes he wore was a thick silver
puzzle ring too big for any of his fingers — and the syrynx. Two and a half years
later when he left Greece, he stiH had the ring. He had grown one little fingernail
He came ashore with the puzzle ring, his long nail, and a gold earring in his left
ear. Sailors who crossed the equator on the Indian Ocean had been entitled to
that earring for fifteen hundred years. The steward had pierced his earlobe with
The puzzle ring fit him now. The Mouse walked beside Hell8, his boot heel
clicking, his bare foot silent (as in another city on another world, Leo had walked).
This was his latest travel acquisition. Those who worked under free-fall in the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mtbearded1 - www.librarything.com
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quondame - LibraryThing
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