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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And I got you, and so I guess there isn't anything else to want, not that bad." He
grinned, and the grin made her smile. "I guess," she started, "...I guess it was just
that he looked so much like my brother." "Clea," Tomar said. "About your brother.
"I wash them." "I guess that's the way it goes," Tel shrugged. "What's your home
like?" Lug asked. "Is it the place you live?" "It isn't," Tel said. "At least I haven't
lived there for a long time, almost three years. I left when I was fourteen and went
"I guess so." "Quorl, when I knew him in the forest, he went with me there once.
It's funny how he acted here in the army." "You've been thinking about the Scout
too?" Tel decided his curiosity about the building would not be answered right
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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