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 figure stood in shadow under crags; the Mouse couldn't tell if it were boy or
girl. "The Page of Swords reversed. This card you crosses." Lorq placed the card
crosswise on the Three of Pentacles. "Again choose." Above a seaside, in a clear
Only the woman, dark and powerful as her brother, her shadow casts — " "From
the light of what star?" "Her shadow across both you and Prince falls — " Lorq
waved his hands over the cards. "And the sun?" "Your shadow in the night is cast.
Bitten nails, enlarged knuckles; the backs of Katin's hands flickered with autumn
colors; across the cement floor his shadow danced in the web. "Hey, there you go
," Leo laughed. "You play, yeah, Mouse! You play!" And the shadows danced on
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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