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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Beside him stone steps led to the river's walkway. He fled down, and heard
others behind him as he reached the bottom. Then lights ground on his eyes.
Lorq shook his head. Light across the wet pavement, the mossy stone wall
beside him ...
Beneath his head blood slurred the stone. Prince turned sharply, and walked to
the steps. Someone swung the floodlight back up. The people watching from the
quay across the Seine were momentarily illuminated. Then the light went up and
Someone at a table dropped a glass that broke on the stone, and the sound
disappeared under an onslaught of applause. The Mouse looked at his hands. "
This stuff makes my fingers itchy." They started up the steps. "When I was a kid
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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