aye, and gomorrah And came down in Paris: Where we raced along the Rue de Médicis with Bo and Lou and. Muse inside the fence, Kelly and me outside. There is a lot about homosexuality and is accepted in many different countries in Aye, and Gomorrah as something conventional. Numerous. Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories [Samuel R. Delany] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A father must come to terms with his son’s.

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Samuel Delany, in this collection of short stories, uses emphasis and inflection as a central feature of plots.

Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories

Up beyond the ionosphere, baby, there’s too much radiation for those precious gonads to work right anywhere you might want to do something that would keep you there over twenty-four hours, like the moon, or Mars, or the satellites of Jupiter—”. It features a cast of characters standard for Delany: She smashed her fingertips against her mouth to stop a sound, kneaded her lips, and stepped back against the whitewashed wall. Jul 29, 7thTrooper rated it really liked it Ayw Although Spacers do important work for the government and are superficially respected by the citizens, they do not really belong to any place and are often asked to leave.


First, the title sye fantastic.

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Yet although Spacers do not have sexual urges, they seek out frelks. But flowers in front.

I wonder how many people there were before there were you, waiting for gomorrha creation. During their conversation, the woman confesses that she does not like being a frelk, and the Spacer simply advises her to be something else. You look as though you may once have been a man.

Greenwood — via Amazon. There is almost no info-dumping here, which would be pleasant if the information was easy to glean from the rest of the text, but the degree to which I found myself rereading lines and dialogue just to understand what was going on was frustrating and ruined whatever flow might have been gained by writing with so little exposition to slow it down.

Even Muse knew we would spend the day apart, now.

Preview — Aye, and Gomorrah by Glmorrah R. Oct 21, Leigh rated it liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. Delany and poet Marilyn Hacker met in high school, and were married in Books by Samuel R.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Chantel rated it liked it Jul 25, I’m not just starting. It simply asks too much and gives too little to satisfy, personally. Lots of potential and ideas that would have been great with some development, but this one just didn’t work for me.

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Feb 22, enricocioni rated it really liked it Shelves: Its suspiration, rather, became one with the sound of rain hissing through a broken roof in some upper corridor. Above them were six feet of cheap paper-covered space operas: At the end of the stare, she blinked rapidly. Jul 11, Molly rated it it was amazing.

Maybe I want to find out how far it goes.

Let’s get out of here, huh? At the commissary we drank our tea from pear-shaped glasses, looking out across the Bosphorus.

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Very trippy and interesting without getting confusing or unnecessarily complicated. Mar 20, Kyle Muntz rated it really liked it. I loved the stories with future merpeople. A father must come to terms with his son’s death in the war.

A moment later wet fingers closed to the backs of mine. These stories have a unique velocity and Delaney’s style is lyrical.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Delaney is one of my favorite writers.