“Aye, and Gomorrah,” written by Samuel R. Delaney, is narrated in first person in the voice of a Spacer. Spacers are androgynous people who. Aye, and Gomorrah has 46 ratings and 3 reviews. Rob said: The way Delany uses loneliness, the desire for companionship and sexual fetishes in this. Aye, and Gomorrah has ratings and 44 reviews. Keith said: I’m just reviewing the title story here and um, ok? I don’t Bible, so the title was kind.

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Almost every story had at least one really cool idea or amd. This is the most wonderful collection of his short stories, containing pretty much all the really great ones. Ah, this is the Delaney we love to be weirded out by. Le Guin ” Catch That Zeppelin! Ibba Armancas rated it really liked it May 19, I loved the story about electricity.

Aye, and Gomorrah – Wikipedia

Delany retired to live with his family and his life-partner Dennis Rickett in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. You gape at me like that, and I’ll bust every bone in that carefully-conditioned-from-puberty body of yours. Some people stare or don’t stare in a wye a spacer gets to recognize within a week after coming out of training school at sixteen.

Spacer, do you not ayye you. She had begun to shake her head, laughing quietly. We publish fiction, poetry, reviews, essays, interviews, and art.

I absolutely love this collection.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Delany’s aunts were Sadie and Bessie Delany; Delany used some of their adventures as the basis for the adventures of his characters Elsie and Corry in the opening novella Atlantis: Aug 05, fonz rated it it was ok.


To ask other readers questions about Aye, and Gomorrahplease sign up. Ahead of us were two other spacers. Delaney is one of my favorite writers.

Tahsin rated it it was ok Mar 01, Edited by Kenneth James, a volume of his journals will appear in His prose is fluid and passionate, his concepts stunning, his creativity seemingly boundless. Books by Samuel R. Aaye and wonderful, like all Delany’s writing. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Is it really that wondrous? It is a spacer hangout. You at least want to know—”.

And the fairy tale about Far Rainbow.

Strange Horizons – Aye, and Gomorrah . . . By Samuel R. Delany

A An Critical Sourcebook”. Delany is fascinating, I can’t believe it took me so long to get to his fiction. He has had several visiting guest professorships before and during these same years.

Sophia Goodin rated it liked it Oct 13, If they hadn’t, then we. As we reached the corner, he grinned up at me under the streetlamp and shrugged his jacket together over the welts and furrows marring his chest and belly.

Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Perhaps it was the right solution. She smashed her fingertips against her mouth to stop a sound, kneaded her lips, and stepped back against the whitewashed wall.

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I was walking in the park when I caught her watching. They had a daughter, Iva Hacker-Delany b.

I wonder how many people there were before there were you, waiting for your creation. I found this book on my shelf the last time I went to my parents’ and decided to try reading it again. The family lived in the top two floors of the three-story private house between five- and six-story Harlem apartment anv. You sit down to write a story. Do you recognize him?

He went barefoot; and the only way you can tell on a dark street someone’s been going barefoot for xnd in New York is to know already. Delany is an acknowledged titan of “literary” sf; these psychologically and ethically intriguing stories demonstrate why he has that reputation. Star Lit, driftglass, we along some strange power, and the title story were standouts.

I whipped through it over the course of a very busy two week The first time I tried to read “Aye, and Gomorrah” the short story that this collection is named afterI didn’t get it at all. I wish this collection was not arranged with all the most salient stories towards the beginning and all the rest in the back. Yes, I know you’re a child.