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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He had entered the city, found the sending stage of the transit ribbons, the band
of metal that would take him back, over the jungles, over the heads of the guards,
over the sea, back to the island city of Toron — Suddenly he frowned; then that ...
She handed him the folded chapbook. On the cover was the picture. Tomar
frowned, trying to interpret the shapes and their meaning. Inside was a poem.
That made him frown more. "I don't know much about this sort Out of the Dead
Her husband frowned. "For a hand-painted picture," said Rara, "it's very cheap.
Say, half a unit?" "It's pretty," said the woman, then caught the frown on her
husband's face. She dropped her eyes and shook her Out of the Dead City 31.
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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