They Fly at ăiron

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T. Doherty Associates, 1995 - Fiction - 222 pages
Multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Samuel R. Delany returns with a breathtaking new fantasy novel. When a small village is, without warning, inundated by the army of a distant empire, the villagers must make a sudden pact with a race of flying humans dwelling high in the mountains. Enjoyable and stimulating.--Publishers Weekly.

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This book has an odd genesis: The main section first appeared in much shorter form in 1971 as a collaboration between Delany (The Bridge of Lost Desire, 1987, etc.) and James Sallis. It was then ... Read full review

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When his career as a drug smuggler comes to an abrupt halt, David Bathory reluctantly returns to the claustrophobic family he has spent most of his life trying to escape. There he discovers the ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

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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