The Towers of Toron
Cover of first edition paperback
|Author||Samuel R. Delany|
|Cover artist||Ed Emshwiller|
|Series||The Fall of the Towers|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Captives of the Flame|
|Followed by||City of a Thousand Suns|
The Towers of Toron is a 1964 science fantasy novel by Samuel R. Delany, and is the second novel in the "Fall of the Towers" trilogy. The novel was originally published as Ace Double F-261, together with The Lunar Eye by Robert Moore Williams.
The stories of the Fall of the Towers trilogy were originally set in the same post-holocaust Earth as Delany's earlier The Jewels of Aptor; however, linking references were removed in later revised editions.
- Tuck 1974, p. 136.
- Barbour 1979, p. 164.
- Clute and Nicholls 1995, p. 316.
- Barbour, Douglas (1979). Worlds Out Of Worlds: The SF Novels of Samuel R. Delany. Frome, Somerset, UK: Bran's Head Books Ltd. ISBN 0-905220-13-7.
- Clute, John; Nicholls, Peter (1995). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2 ed.). New York: St. Martin's Griffin. ISBN 0-312-13486-X.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.
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