They Fly At Çiron: A Novel

Samuel R. Delany

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They Fly At Çiron: A Novel

They Fly At iron A Novel As this novel begins the peaceful village of iron faces conquest and domination by the army of Myetra as led by a cruel prince The Myetrans subdue iron killing many and enslaving the rest But Rahm

  • Title: They Fly At Çiron: A Novel
  • Author: Samuel R. Delany
  • ISBN: 9780812543179
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Paperback
  • As this novel begins, the peaceful village of iron faces conquest and domination by the army of Myetra, as led by a cruel prince The Myetrans subdue iron, killing many and enslaving the rest.But Rahm escapes and then befriends one of the fearsome Winged Ones, humanoids with batlike wings Meanwhile, led by the young village garbage collector and an itinerant singer, theAs this novel begins, the peaceful village of iron faces conquest and domination by the army of Myetra, as led by a cruel prince The Myetrans subdue iron, killing many and enslaving the rest.But Rahm escapes and then befriends one of the fearsome Winged Ones, humanoids with batlike wings Meanwhile, led by the young village garbage collector and an itinerant singer, the ironians resist where they can, as the Myetran lieutenant Kire struggles with his conscience and tries to ease the ironians burden.They Fly at iron appearing here in its first paperback publication offers vintage Delany in his finest fantasy mode Ursula K Le Guin.

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    1. Greg on said:

      When I do laundry I like to bring a book small enough to fit into one of my pockets with me. This happened to be on top of a pile of mass markets I hadn't read, so it got read today. It's ok. In college I took a Sci-Fi literature class, and the teacher got really excited about what SF and Fantasy could do in the area of social commentary that other literature couldn't. He never really sold me on this point, yeah there is social commentary in the books, but there are in lots of books, and well ju [...]

    2. Tomás on said:

      Una novela de fantasía con tintes de ciencia ficción sobre un conflicto entre tres culturas. Los invasores, pueblo avanzado y regido por la violencia y los invadidos, un pacífico pueblo pre-tecnológico que no conoce los aspectos oscuros de la humanidad y finalmente una especie de murciélagos, que vendría a ser un punto medio entre las otras dos culturas. Ademas de venir incluidos dos cuentos al final, uno relacionado con la novela y otra no. Habiendo leído "La intersección de Einstein" d [...]

    3. Lisa on said:

      A pretty straightforward fantasy novel, with two short stories at the end. One only tangentially related, the other a kind of epilogue or outtake.I was pleased to find the cover illo is highly inaccurate: Delany's Winged Ones are not ethereal, angelic-looking men with feathers but Bat People with flattened noses, large ears, and leathery wings.Fascinating on a sentence level. I wanted to diagram these sentences, to determine how they could be at once so "muscular" yet also revelatory, like poetr [...]

    4. Eric on said:

      An interesting, if flawed, piece of fantasy science fiction that follows a pretty simple path and reaches a pretty obvious conclusion. There are depths of interest in it (the nature of the Winged Ones, the future of Rahm), but nothing too Earth-shattering. But an enjoyable read, especially when the "evil" prince reveals a more tender nature. That ambiguous nature is perhaps the most interesting aspect of the book.

    5. John on said:

      An early sci-fi/fantasy novel from Delany, one of my favorite authors. Delany worked on this story for 30 years until he got it where he wanted it. It is really a cautionary tale of inadvertent fascism, of forcing your values & culture down the throats of your neighbors for their own good. Take heed, imperialist regimes!

    6. Tyrannosaurus regina on said:

      There was really some interesting examination here of the roles that people play in their communities, and the ways that people perceive their own morality (and their own importance). I appreciated the misdirect, that not everything was as straightforward as it seemed. Even expanded as it has been, though, the story felt somewhat slight and the characters underserved.

    7. Scott Golden on said:

      A strong fantasy about a conquering army that meets its match in a group of humble villagers aided by some neighbors with wings.

    8. Christy on said:

      I rated and reviewed this book, just not for /. See librarything/profile_r

    9. Jesús on said:

      Una historia que mezlca la ciencia ficción y la fantasía de forma aceptable, cargada de mucha violencia y sadismo.

    10. Betsyvsews on said:

      Found this book on the curb, no idea what to expect. Ambivalent - not my style but I found I had to finish it. I think I would recommend to YA readers starting a fantasy binge.

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