Driftglass Author:Samuel R. Delany Why? From Ganymede to Gomorrah, a bizarre breed of planet-hopping humans sell their sexless, neutered bodies...so that others may explore the outer limits of sexual perversion. — Far beneath the surface of the planet earth, a doomed architect lives out the rest of his years in a hideous life-sustaining coffin ... in a world where NOT DYING is the... more » ultimate form of punishment.
In a remote outpost near Canada, a lone cluster of Hell's Angels prepare for the final battle with a society which demands that all men share in the good life... whether they want to or not.
This is the universe of Samuel R. Delany. Rooted in the present, projected into the future, it is an existence where ANYTHING can happen - and does!
A collection of ten stories with settings ranging from foreign worlds to a tiny fishing village in Greece. Delany, as always, writes lyrically and with a great graciousness and clarity. The stories included are: The Star Pit, Dog in a Fisherman's Net, Corona, Aye And Gomorrah, Driftglass, We In Some Strange Power's Employ, Move On A Rigorous Line, Cage of Brass, High Weir, Time Considered As A Helix of Semi-Precious Stones, Night and the Loves of Joe Dicostanzo.« less