Nova

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V. Gollancz, 1969 - 279 pages
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... in plot, character development, and writing style. - Goodreads
The prose is childlike - Goodreads
Brililant page turner as well. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

On the one hand, its a belting example of 70s space opera, on the other it takes in the Grail myth, Moby Dick, the tarot, Jason & the Argonauts, Don Quixote & Shakespearean tragedy. All in less than 300 pages. Boom! Read full review

About the author (1969)

Samuel R. Delany Jr. was born in Harlem, New York on April 1, 1942. He is a science fiction and short story writer. His first novel, The Jewels of Aptor, was published in 1962. He has written more than 20 novels and collections of short stories, memoirs, and critical essays. He has received numerous awards including the Nebula Award for best novel for Babel-17 in 1966 and The Einstein Intersection in 1967, the Nebula Award for best short story for Aye, and Gomorrah and Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones, the Hugo Award for best short story for Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones in 1970 and for his non-fiction book, The Motion of Light in Water, and the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement in Gay Literature in 1993. He is as a professor in the department of English at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.

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