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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Ten meters below the rim, Dan paused on a rock, arms before him, preparing an
infernal dive. As they reached the head of the bridge — the twins were already
climbing the rail — a figure appeared at the canon's hps above the old man. "Dan
Dark and white smiles bobbed at him suddenly. The twins turned and walked
away. "Hey," Katin said. "Don't you . . . ? I mean, I can ex . . ." Then, "Oh." He
frowned and put his hands on his hips, watching the twins amble down the
And the ghostly visions of the Mouse's syrynx cavorted once more, along with
images of Tyy, Sebastian, and the twins dancing, the sound of their laughter — "
Where are we going, Captain?" the Mouse asked. He put his syrynx down on the
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quondame - LibraryThing
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