|City of a Thousand Suns (1965) [Novel]|
by Samuel R. Delany
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Series: Fall of the Towers
(From the publisher):
In a city halfway across the galaxy an alien intelligence was addressing the strangest delegation since time began: "We have called you here to help us. Our universe has been invaded by the Lord of the Flames. He has been gathering information on many worlds for a full-scale attack. He is now preparing his final effort to make the planet Earth his initial beachhead..." On Earth, the Empire of Toromon, the highest hope of a radioactively blasted world, was unaware of the danger. But three persons within the empire suspected, the three who together would bear the brunt of a defense against a monster antagonist that had never given or asked quarter.
Original title: City of a Thousand Suns
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Alien Beings→ Alien Invasion & Post-occupation