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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Several bunk beds are overturned in the corner. On a crumpled pile of bedding is
a pile of — approximately — two corpses. The camera dollies out of the shack.
Propped against the outside wall, his legs at insane angles is a grinning soldier.
The camera moves on past a wall composed of burlap gravel sacks. ... He smiles
at the camera, blinks, and rubs his chin with greasy fingers. ... The camera dollies
towards the rent to peer inside the gutted interior where torn and broken .
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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