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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Chapter Three Some stud had taken a black crayon and scrawled "Olga" across
the vane-projector face. "Okay," the Mouse said to the machine. "You're Olga."-
Purr and blink, three green lights, four red ones. The Mouse began the tedious ...
Something central had been parted as violently as Prince's hand had parted his
face. He blinked to clear the stars. And his name ... "Yes, Captain Von Ray?" "Pull
in the side vanes." The Mouse pulled in. "We're hitting the steady stream.
You and Mouse stay tied up. The rest of you puppets cut strings." Vanes deflated
and folded till each was a single pencil of light. And the light turned off. "Oh,
Captain Von Ray, something — " " — something we meant to ask you — " " —
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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