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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A few minutes after they left the ballroom, she ushered Jon through the triple door
into the softly lit, purple carpeted room. "Jon," she said as they stepped inside, "
this is Rolth Catham. Rolth Catham, this is Jon Koshar, whom I told you about.
loud, "Catham. Catham of Catham's Revised History of Toromon." He jumped at
the first familiar thought in his mind, turning it into a pleasantry to battle the
surprise. "We used your book in school." The three quarters of Catham's mouth
Catham raised his head slowly, and the young King stood up. "Perhaps," said
King Let, "now, there will be peace." Later they filed from the chamber to attend
the coronation festivities. Jon started to turn down the stairway that would take
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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