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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'They came by here," he shrugged, "the ladies with the fine clothes, the men in
their vests and their dark shirts. They came by, half an hour ago, an hour." "What
language is he talking?" Prince demanded. Ruby giggled. "You understand that?
But the instruments recorded our path. We had gone straight through the nova."
Dan finished his drink. He looked sideways at Lorq. "Captain, you're looking all
fierce again." "What's the explanation?" Dan shrugged. "They came up with a lot
Katin shrugged. "Then maybe you'll write something about us if you don't know
yet what — " " — can we sue him if he says something that isn't — " "Hey," Katin
interrupted. "I have to find a subject that can support a novel. I told you, I can't tell
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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