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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"It rained this morning," he said. Lug bent his neck as Quorl scratched his head. "
You know how the lake looks in the morning mist after the rain?" Lug
straightened his shoulders, his muscles tensing with pleasure. "Yes." His lips
grinned back ...
Yet now it was Petra herself who was pointing out the gold circlet of Toromon's
kingship. It seemed a betrayal. "Anyway," he went on. "Here I am. What did you
want?" "To say good morning." The smile in the voice brought a smile to Let's
the day after tomorrow," finished Mr. Triton, "and the job's yours. Good morning,
everybody. Good morning." Then he paused, looked hard at Clea, and said, "You
know, I like the way you look. I mean the way you look at things." Then he called ...
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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