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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The third thing she had discovered — Something first about her mind. It was a
hard, brilliantly honed mathematical mind. Once she, along with fifty other
mathematicians and physicists, had been handed three pages of radiation data
in order to ...
"Yes, but it's something ... in her mind. It's down very deep." Arkor's frown
increased. Then he shook his head. "No, I can't sense it. It's almost as if she's
hiding it behind something else. I can see the pattern, hear the sound of it, but it's
too deep ...
"Human beings' minds are a bit harder to ferret things out of than the neo-
neanderthals where he was hiding before." "Well, could you tell anything?" "I can
tell who murdered Chargill." "Who?" "His Majesty." "Do you know why?" "That I'm
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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