Samuel R. Delany
Samuel R. Delany À 5 ReadEir slick cleverness if the prose and *the imagination behind the prose weren t so damn good My favorite stories strangely tended to be *imagination behind the prose weren t so damn good My favorite stories strangely tended to be ones with the longest strangest names Time Considered as a Helix of Semi Precious Stones and especially We in Some Strange Power s Employ Move on a Rigorous Line I did not care for his prose The important thing about this book is not the stories themselves which are also collected with others in the readily available Aye and Gomorrah and Other Stories but Delany s introduction to it in which he talks about his writing process This book also has some illustrations for the stories most of which are low ualit. F semi precious stones illustrated by Jeanette Adams Omegahelm illustrated by John Coffey Ruins illustrated by John Pound We in some strange power's employ move on a rigorous line illustrated by Michael Sork.
I ever bought He is an amazing writer Brilliant as Delany
"always is a couple of the stories didn t really grab me but Prismatica was a delightful tale that felt old "is a couple of the stories didn t really grab me but Prismatica was a delightful tale that felt old new at the same timeEmpire Star was a coming of age story cum Rubik s cube cum space *faring adventureOmegahelm was my favourite though an absolutely devastating piece exploring the nature of power parenthood moral relativism *adventureOmegahelm was my favourite though an absolutely devastating piece exploring the nature of power parenthood moral relativism violence I thought this book was great January 21 1996 *This Was My First Delany *was my first Delany and it left me pretty impressed The first few stories in this collection namely Prismatica Corona and Empire Star really a novella would have been off putting for th. Ts Of doubts and dreams an introduction by Samuel R Delany Prismatica illustrated by John Pierard Corona illustrated by John Collier Empire star illustrated by John Jude Palencar Time considered as a helix ,
Nice collection with a great introduction by the author However other than Time Considered as a Helix of Semi Precious Stones which is among the best short storiesnovelettes ever and is available in other collection nothing
"that really stands out A good read if you enjoy the work of Mr Delany is "really stands out A good read if you enjoy the work of Mr Delany Delany iller writer but this felt like ind of a mish mash of stories that couldn t be distant from one another in subject or style It was like a sampler and I suppose *That S Alright But *s alright but didn t feel that was how this book was billedAlso whoever did the editing on this book missed an atrocious number of simple errors The first Samuel Delany book. Delany has a grasp of the evolutionary nature of mythology a subtle comic touch and a lyric sense of the outsider making his unorthodox way in the world or worlds that give his work a dimension unusualConten.