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 fingered the leather sack against his side. When the Mouse was ten years old,
he stole that sack. It held what he was to love most. Terrified, he fled from the
music stalls beneath white vaults, down between the stinking booths of suede.
"Which law do you mean?" Katin asked. "Man's, or the natural laws of physics,
psychics, and chemistry?" Von Ray paused. "All of them." The Mouse pulled the
leather strap across his shoulder and lowered the syrynx into its sack. "This is ...
The Mouse opened his sack. "Leo, you said you wanted me to play some more.
What do you want to see?" "Anything, Mouse. Anything you like, play." Katin
shook the nets again. "From star to star, Mouse; imagine, a great web that
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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