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The jewels of Aptor

Samuel R. Delany

The jewels of Aptor

by Samuel R. Delany

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel R. Delany.
Series[Gollancz SF]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.D338 Je, PS3554.E437 Je
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5380140M
ISBN 100575001313
LC Control Number72397088

Jul 06,  · The Jewels of Aptor audiobook by Samuel R. Delany () Delany’s first novel, from , serves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, Set several centuries after the Great Fire — a nuclear holocaust — a young woman seeks her destiny with the help of a four-armed youth. (Summary by BellonaTimes). Delany, Samuel R. THE JEWELS OF APTOR. London: Gollancz, Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. The author's first book. Text follows that of the revised Ace edition. "In a post-holocaust world, a group of young people set out on a quest for a wonderful jewel. Baroque far-future stuff, exuberantly inventive.

The Jewels of Aptor | In the tradition of the old Ace Doubles (flip the book over to read the second title), here's the thirtieth Wildside Double: THE JEWELS OF APTOR: A SCIENCE FANTASY NOVEL, by Samuel R. Delany. 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? Read "The Jewels of Aptor" by Samuel Delany available from Rakuten Kobo. What was the strange impetus that drove a group of four widely different humans to embark on a fear-filled journey acros 5/5(1).

The Jewels of Aptor first came out in but had its text cut by a third to fit the rigid Ace books format. The edition I read is the restored one, also published by Ace Books. The edition I read is the restored one, also published by Ace Books. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


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The Jewels of Aptor was Samuel R Delany's first published piece of science fiction; with that in mind, it is a good book and it was a good debut into the science fiction genre. However, I read this after having read his huge novel Dhalgren, so with a rather different perspective on the novel than those who read it blind or when it first came out/5.

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Delany. He is a science fiction and short story writer. His first novel, The Jewels of Aptor, was published in 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 in His most popular books include Babel, 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 /5(2). A classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in It tells the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax.

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Editions for The Jewels of Aptor: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback p. Delany's first novel, fromserves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, Set several centuries after the Great Fire -- a nuclear holocaust -- a young woman seeks.

The Jewels of Aptor. Probeer Storytel The Jewels of Aptor. 0 5 Schrijver: Samuel Delany. Beschikbaar als e-book. 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. Feb 03,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Jewels of Aptor, by Samuel R. Delany This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Jewels of Aptor By: Samuel R. Delaney () Delany's first novel, fromserves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, Set several centuries after the Great Fire -- a nuclear holocaust -- a young woman seeks her destiny with the help of a four-armed youth.

The Jewels of Aptor Samuel R. Delany. Science Fiction; ratings. Book Overview: Delany's first novel serves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame. Set several centuries after the Great Fire -- a nuclear holocaust -- a young woman seeks her destiny with the help of a four-armed youth.

I'm not sure the book /5(). There is an Introduction to this edition on page [1] that notes: "Due to the Ace format and considerations of length, we were obliged to cut the book by a third in its original publication six years ago. We are happy now to be able to reissue The Jewels of Aptor in its.

Delany's first novel, fromserves as a sort of prologue to the subsequent Captives of the Flame, Set several centuries after the Great Fire -- a nuclear holocaust -- a young woman seeks her destiny with the help of a four-armed youth. Through their travels deeper into Aptor the group experience several strange and familiar events, and find out, little by little, more about the true nature of their mission and of the world they live in.

When The Jewels of Aptor was published inSamuel Delany was only twenty years old (having completed the book in the previous year). The. Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.

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