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Samuel R. Delany Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Delany's Book Reviews

The character, Kid, is crazy. Yet, somehow, he manages to write a book, become a gangleader, all while living inside of a city that exists outside of time and space. Kid's madness strains his relationship with his female lover Lanya and with his male lover. ...
Trouble on Triton
The protagonist is originally from Mars, where he grew to adulthood before emigrating to Triton, one of the moons of Neptune. There is a war going on between Neptune and Earth. Mars and the smaller satellite colonies like Triton are technically neutral but everyone knows it's just a matter of time before they get dragged in, especially after the city momentarily loses gravity as a by-product of a battle between the planets. Life on the satellites is m...