|Lake of the Long Sun (1993) [Novel]|
by Gene Wolfe
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Series: Urth: Book of the Long Sun
(From the publisher):
Patera Silk, a dedicated young augur of the decaying city of Viron, has made a pact with the wealthy, sinister Blood. In so doing, he finds that he has embarked upon a quest that begins to reveal to him the hidden secrets and true nature of his world, a huge starship illuminated and warmed by the artificial Long Sun. Silk's searching takes him to Lake Limna and a shrine that conceals an entrance to the subsurface passages of the ship, to rooms that contain strange machines and and stranger beings, to rooms with windows...
Original title: Lake of the Long Sun
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction