The Jewels of Aptor

The Jewels of Aptor

by Samuel R. Delany

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Overview

What was the strange impetus that drove a group of four widely different humans to embark on a fear-filled journey across a forbidden sea to a legendary land? This was Earth still, but the Earth of a future terribly changed after a planet-searing disaster, a planet of weird cults, mutated beasts, and people who were not always entirely human. As for the four who made up that questing party, they included a woman who was either a goddess, a witch, or both, a four-armed boy whose humanity was open to question, and two more men with equally "wild" talents. The story of their voyage, of the power-wielding "jewels" they sought, of the atomic and post-atomic terrors they encountered, is a remarkable science-fiction Odyssey of the days to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531264949
Publisher: Perennial Press
Publication date: 03/10/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 209
File size: 586 KB

About the Author

Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. — known as Chip Delany to his friends — is an American author, professor, and literary critic. His work embraces fiction (especially science fiction), memoir, criticism, and essays on sexuality and society. His most popular books include Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Nova, Dhalgren, Hogg, and the Return to Nevèrÿon series. Delany was a professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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