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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"Shouldn't he have been dead from the radiation?" "That's exactly what he
thought. In fact he decided if he were close enough to see the place, he should
have Out of the Dead City 29.
All reports say that she's dead. So you just be happy that you don't know about
yours. You be very happy, do you hear me!" The woman stood now. "You say the
launches to the factory? Which way are they?" "I'm telling you, don't bother to go.
"Dead?" Rara asked. "'Well, I'm not surprised. Oh, the plans! Why I burned those
myself the minute I got back into his room. They were all over the table; why they
didn't take them all up right then, I'll never. . ." "Did you burn every last scrap?" ".
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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