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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The weekend that Nonik left they both had a pair grafted into them by the
University medical department." "You mean the two of them have been in radio-
contact ever since Nonik was in college." "A little over three years," Petra said. "
Yes, they ...
Vol Nonik suddenly said. "You can't go now," Clea said. "It isn't set up to cany that
much." The next row of switches swung to "on." "I've got to get out of this stainless
-steel asylum!" Nonik said, shaking his head. Then his eyes caught fixedly on ...
Nonik stared with gleaming eyes. "All right," Arkor said. "Come on, then." Vol
followed him across the floor and to the door of the chamber: he couldn't shut all
of the mind's crying out. Practised in rhythms, it turned wailing against itself as
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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