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According to Harlan Sara herself must be a survivor of a raid by the Mil, a race of ‘cellular giants’ who regard humans restlree food. The romance element is wonderfully well done. All the Weyrs of Pern. There is some plastic-surgery kind of experimentation, but it’s very light. Sep 04, Olethros rated it liked it. But Sara is ignorant of a lot of Lotharian custom, history and geography so there is some tension about whether or not she will reveal herself at the wrong time, increasing as she gets ever more entangled in the politics aanne the planet while she tries to reveal the plot against Harlan and re-instate him as Regent.

You need to login to do this. Harlan is a bit too superman-ish, but he’s a reasonable foil for Sara.

The Mystery of Ireta. I reasoned that she didn’t love it as much as I did she really didn’t and she’d probably just throw it away or leave it behind at the end of the semester anyway, so Guess we will never know.


With McCaffrey, the events are the thing, and the romantic relationships tend to take a back seat. The level of tension, aided in large part by the lack of concrete knowledge of what is really happening out on the battlefield, is gripping.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Get Off mccxffrey Unicorn. Women are expected to bear children and men are ridiculed for being virgins seems pretty close to a s mentality.

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I don’t know if the neanderthal look was considered hot back then but I definately had to make a serious effort to erase that image of Harlen in order to enjoy the story She’s one of the mccaffrry in science fiction.

I guess my tastes have changed because while I liked this book, I kept wishing for more. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

Sadly it has not held up over the years and this reading I felt it was three stars. It is interesting that her early ideal to write this story and make ann female sci fi character be different from the genre’s more typical depiction of females as minor characters and damsels in distress ends up reading like a s housewife almost like a Den Mother to the revolutionaries to modern audiences.

It has a summer read feel to it.

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The story is a basic tale of political plottings and overthrows, set in another galaxy with slightly alien tech that is described in old tech vernacular. Print Paperback original ; hardcover UK.


McCaffrey’s other books, preferably in publication order, which should probably take me about ten years or so! Sara is walking in Central Park one minute, then the next minute she is nursemaid to a nearly catatonic man on a different planet, with her memories of the events in between hazy. And nobody else restodee this society has ever before thought, “Geesh, maybe being captured and chopped apart by man-eating aliens Would be sorta traumatic –?

“Restoree” by Anne McCaffrey

Well, if you must write a romance, at least a good SF setting makes it easier to swallow. Betty Ballantine edited Restoree which initiated a long relationship between McCaffrey and Ballantine Booksor later its science fiction imprint Del Rey. This review and many other reviews and features can be found at www. Yes, the protagonist is head-strong and capable she can sail a ship and saves the life of one man”. April 9, Imprint: But my love for the book remains! So, this book felt revelatory with a woman at the center – and an intelligent, competent I remember being thrilled with this rdstoree when I first read it in the early 80s.

Together they escape and set out to save Lothar from political enemies and all the human worlds from the Mil. Nov 25, Andrea added it Shelves: