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- DescriptionAuthor of the bestselling <b>Dhalgren</b> and winner of four Nebulas and one Hugo, Samuel R. Delany is one of the most acclaimed writers of speculative fiction. <b>Babel-17</b><i>, </i> winner of the Nebula Award for best vel of the year, is a fascinating tale of a famous poet bent on deciphering a secret language that is the key to the enemy's deadly force, a task that requires she travel with a splendidly improbable crew to the site of the next attack. For the first time, <b>Babel-17</b> is published as the author intended with the short vel <b>Empire Star</b>, the tale of Comet Jo, a simple-minded teen thrust into a complex galaxy when he's entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world. Spellbinding and smart, both vels are testimony to Delany's vast and singular talent.
- Author BiographySamuel R. Delany was born and raised in Harlem, where he still lives. He is a professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia.
- Author(s)Samuel R. Delany
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication15/11/2001
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintVintage Books
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight275 g
- Width131 mm
- Height205 mm
- Spine18 mm
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