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Babel-17 / Empire Star

(2002)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
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 enemya 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 hea s entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world. Spellbinding and smart, both novels are testimony to Delanya s vast and singular talent.

    

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January 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: Babel-17 / Empire Star
Author(s): Samuel R Delany
ISBN: 0-375-70669-0 / 978-0-375-70669-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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