Against the Fall of Night

Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Against the Fall of Night
The 10-billion-year-old metropolis of Diaspar is humanity's last home. Alone among immortals, the only man born in 10 million years desperately wants to find what lies beyond the City. His quest will uncover the destiny of a people-and a galaxy. This book also includes the classic short story Jupiter V.

Published: New York : IBooks, 2005.
ISBN: 1596871229
Branch Call Number: F CLA
Characteristics: 151 p. ;,21 cm.


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Jun 20, 2012
  • theorbys rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

AKA The City and the Stars this is a Golden Age classic. I reread it every decade or so and enjoy its poetics as much now as the first time, many many years ago. One of the 100 best science fiction novels ever.


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