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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Come on; I've got to see Mr. Triton." "What's over there?" Clea asked as they
started towards the large wagon at the end of the lot with its great papier mache
neptune bearded, big bellied, and beaming from the roof. "Huh? That's the chow
Clea rose to make room for them at the table, then glanced around and saw to
her surprise that everybody else at the table was standing too. There was a
sudden, uneven, but cheerful chorus of "Hello, Mr. Triton. Good morning, Mr.
"Mr. Triton, this is my brother Jon and two friends of his." "Really?" asked Mr.
Triton. "You don't say." "We're travelling back to Toron along your route. We saw
your poster up at the fishing village and decided to come by," Arkor volunteered.
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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