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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Prince's prosthetic arm swung up. It caught him under the chin, bright fingers flat.
It crushed skin, scraped bone, went on up, opening lip and cheek and forehead.
Fat and muscle tore. Lorq screamed, bloody mouthed, and fell. "Prince!
The Mouse stepped back from the window, then swung his arm around and
around. From his expression, I could tell he was both amused by my surprise at
the violence of his action, at the same time curious if I were satisfied. He dropped
He looked around the chamber. "What can burn in here? The drapes? Is your
desk real wood? And all those papers?" The mechanical hand yanked from
Lorq's. The arm swung across the room. The fingers seized Ruby's hand. "No,
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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