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Babel-17 / Empire Star

Babel-17 / Empire Star

$ 15.95

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.

Author: Samuel R. Delany
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage; Illustrated edition (January 8, 2002)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 311 pages
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.22 x 0.69 x 7.99 inches