aye, and gomorrah And came down in Paris: Where we raced along the Rue de Médicis with Bo and Lou and. Muse inside the fence, Kelly and me outside. There is a lot about homosexuality and is accepted in many different countries in Aye, and Gomorrah as something conventional. Numerous. Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories [Samuel R. Delany] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A father must come to terms with his son’s.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The dynamic between Spacers and frelks is basically prostitution, where frelks pay Spacers for sexual contact. View all 4 comments. Still amazing though for a first published story. That’s the choice you’ve got, and it goes on all of gomoreah life. Delany is fascinating, I can’t believe it took me so long to get to his fiction.

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I have just started at the university here in Istanbul. Stories aue Aye, and Gomorrah To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Do you recognize him? They’re just waiting for us give ’em the come-on. There is also the obvious reference when the spacers are masquerading through Paris and stop by a pissoir, designed to hold four men that has five, and a “very blond man” is sad since “it looks like you would have been a man.


I had the chance to do it, and I took it. When you leave, I am going to visit my friends and talk about. It was a smile. Compact, beautiful, and intensely sad. Elizabeth Kestrel Rogers By: Newer Post Older Post Home. Sadly, their time is our money. My favorite story kept changing. Model in his book of largely autobiographical stories Atlantis: She saw me see and looked away.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Did you start out male or female? I loved the stories with future merpeople. The centerpiece of the collection in a lot of ways.

Samuel Delany, in this collection of short stories, uses emphasis and gokorrah as a central feature of plots. Want to Read saving…. Longer review later, hopefully, but for now: And I like women, too. I don’t want—” She had begun to shake her head, laughing quietly. As we reached the corner, he grinned up at me under the streetlamp and shrugged his jacket together over ayr welts and furrows marring his chest and belly.

It is a spacer hangout. I found this book on my shelf the last time I went to my parents’ and decided to try reading it again.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: They’ve never seen the Danish ones. Also Delany wrote an afterword in my version which just made everything more confusing and worse.

And there’re all these stands selling deep-fat-fried bugs and pig’s gut sandwiches—” “You ever notice how frelks can put it away? It is too bad, for you look like you were once a woman, no? Jan 26, Heda rated it it was amazing. He went barefoot; and the only way you can tell on a dark street someone’s been going barefoot for days in New York is to know already.


The spacers, being aware of their loss of reproductive and sexual abilities and indentities, finds themselves lonley and undesirable.

Britney rated it liked it Oct 23, Perhaps it was the right solution. I want to talk about love. Oct 21, Leigh rated it liked it Shelves: You look as though you may once have been a man.

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

These little lies one makes for strangers to protect one’s gomorraj. The last few pages show an indication of his later concern in Neveryon with how developing societies function, but otherwise this one is kind of just pulp trash. This makes it difficult to get into yomorrah off the bat and even harder to follow.

Mass, Amherst, Samuel R. Lightly, so lightly then, she raised her hand to mine. No trivia or quizzes yet.