Dhalgren

Dhalgren

Book - 2001 | 1st Vintage Books ed.
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In Dhalgren , perhaps one of the most profound and bestselling science fiction novels of all time, Samuel R. Delany has produced a novel "to stand with the best American fiction of the 1970s" (Jonathan Lethem).

Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there.... The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. And into this disaster zone comes a young man-poet, lover, and adventurer-known only as the Kid. Tackling questions of race, gender, and sexuality, Dhalgren is a literary marvel and groundbreaking work of American magical realism.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2001]
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
Copyright Date: ©1974
ISBN: 9780375706684
Branch Call Number: FIC Delan
Characteristics: xiii, 801 pages ; 21 cm

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Sep 08, 2017

Words defy me. The gorgeous psyche! The red of the deep sea reflecting off that; an orchid growing through the red,, -- this book.

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