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Babel-17/Empire Star

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780375706691
Author(s): Samuel R. Delany
Format: Paperback
Year: 2002
Publisher: Vintage
Dimensions: 131 x 205 x 18 (w x l x h)
Pages: 336
Series: Vintage

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Author of the bestselling Dhalgren and winner of four Nebulas and one Hugo, Samuel R. Delany is one of the most acclaimed writers of speculative fiction.
Babel-17," " winner of the Nebula Award for best novel 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, Babel-17 is published as the author intended with the short novel Empire Star, 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 novels are testimony to Delany's vast and singular talent.

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