The Fall of the Towers
Bantam, 1986 - 416 pages
Come and enter Samuel Delany's tomorow, in this trilogy of high adventure, with acrobats and urchins, criminals and courtiers, fishermen and factory-workers, madmen and mind-readers, dwarves and ducheses, giants and geniuses, merchants and mathematicians, soldiers and scholars, pirates and poets, and a gallery of aliens who fly, crawl, burrow, or swim.
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Alter whistled. "That's funny." "Sure is. Petra said she would check and call if she "
The video-phone buzzed. Alter answered, and once more that evening Jon saw
the Duchess's face. "Jon there?" she asked. "Right here," he answered from ...
Jon touched Alter's shoulder, and she turned, silver brows vaulting above large
blue eyes. "I think they have a ... Jon thought back to the last ball he had attended
at the palace. "Petra, shall I open the dancing?" asked the King. She looked ...
When they had walked to the other side of the lawn, Alter said, "What are you
thinking?" He looked at the ... "You're not staying?" Alter asked. "Why not?" "Like I
explained to the interviewer, I have things to do back with my own people." "What
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Larou - LibraryThing
The Fall of the Towers is an omnibus of a trilogy Delany wrote early in his career, and while it is nowhere near the quality of his best works, it is hard to believe that he was a mere 22 years old ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kimpe - LibraryThing
This book was interesting. It was my introduction to Delany, and there were many things I liked about this book, but there were also many things I did not. I never felt any true connection to any of ... Read full review