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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"In Telphar?" "There's something behind that radiation barrier. I'm about to break
through and see what can be done. But I need some help at home. I've been
monitoring phone-calls in Toron. There's an awful lot of equipment here that's
"Somewhere beyond the radiation barrier, somewhere out in the mist of our
planet." One of the motormen cried out from the yacht bridge. "Toron ahead!" "We'
re nearly there," said Petra. They looked over the prow of the ship, across the
"Now what is unique about Toron is this. No empire that we know of before the
Great Fire ever survived for over a hundred years in complete isolation from any
disruptive force. Nor did any empire, country, or even tribe that was in isolation ...
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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