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Captives of the Flame

Samuel R. Delaney

Chip Delany's 2nd novel -- the first is The Jewels of Aptor (1962) -- published by Ace Books in 1963. Set in the 35th Century, the survivors of a nuclear war live on the coastline and an island in a kingdom ruled by a royal family in disrepair. A young victim -- the son of a wealthy merchant -- of their wrath becomes a working-class hero as he fights to get back his good name, aided by a disaffected member of the royal family. This was later rewritten as Out of The Dead City by Delany as part of the Towers Trilogy, an early masterpiece, imo. (Introduction by BellonaTimes)

Chip Delany's 2nd novel -- the first is The Jewels of Aptor (1962) -- published by Ace Books in 1963. Set in the 35th Century, the survivors of a nuclear war live on the coastline and an island in a kingdom ruled by a royal family in disrepair. A young victim -- the son of a wealthy merchant -- of their wrath becomes a working-class hero as he fights to get back his good name, aided by a disaffected member of the royal family. This was later rewritten as Out of The Dead City by Delany as part of the Towers Trilogy, an early masterpiece, imo. (Introduction by BellonaTimes)
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Chip Delany's 2nd novel -- the first is The Jewels of Aptor (1962) -- published by Ace Books in 1963. Set in the 35th Century, the survivors of a nuclear war live on the coastline and an island in a kingdom ruled by a royal family in disrepair. A young victim -- the son of a wealthy merchant -- of their wrath becomes a working-class hero as he fights to get back his good name, aided by a disaffected member of the royal family. This was later rewritten as Out of The Dead City by Delany as part of the Towers Trilogy, an early masterpiece, imo. (Introduction by BellonaTimes)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

5h 48m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

04:56


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

25:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

39:08


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:11


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

27:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:48


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

40:22


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

36:58


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:42