Babel 17

Author: Samuel R. Delany
Homepage_9780575094208

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  • : $22.99(AUD)
  • : 9780575094208
  • : Orion Publishing Co
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  • : March 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Samuel R. Delany
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Description

In the far future, after human civilization has spread through the galaxy, communications begin to arrive in an apparently alien language. They appear to threaten invasion, but in order to counter the threat, the messages must first be understood.

Promotion info

BABEL-17 is the novel which catapulted Samuel R. Delany into the front rank of SF writers.

Awards

Winner of Nebula Award 1967 (UK).

Author description

Born in 1942 in Harlem, New York, Samuel R. Delany has become one of SF's most influential and discussed authors. Since 1988 he has also been Professor of Comparative Literature at Massachusetts University. He has won the NEBULA AWARD.