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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another crack in the wall, another spot of light getting in, I'll claw my hands off
trying to break through and to hell with what you are. Because while you're there,
I'm still a prisoner." Then the light in the pantry flipped on. His sudden face went ...
They used their hands, then their whole bodies, and then the double gleam of a
power-blade came from a hidden scabbard, the bottom of the hilt was flicked, and
white sparks glittered up the double prongs. A minute after that, mercifully, Vol ...
Jon dropped his hand on her shoulder again. In surprise she turned to him. "
What's " Then turned back to see for herself. The splashing grew, and the white
mark became a power- blade, aloft in the hand of a young man in white pyjamas:
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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