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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"Samuel R. Delany is the most interesting author of science fiction writing in
English today," said The New York Times Book Review. He was born in New
York City in 1942. His acclaimed science fiction novels include Babel-17 and The
the science fiction publishing event of the year HEART OF THE COMET By
Gregory Benford and David Brin The Nebula Award-winning author of
TIMESCAPE and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of STARTIDE
RISING join in the ...
Called "the most interesting author of science fiction writing in English today" by
The New York Times Book Review, Samuel R. Delany is the author of more than
a dozen acclaimed science fiction novels including NOVA, TRITON and ...
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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