The faded sun: Kesrith

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Daw Books, Aug 1, 1978 - Fiction - 252 pages
22 Reviews
For the first time in one volume--the complete trilogy comprised of the novels "Kesrith, Shon'jir, " and "Kutath." A race of golden-skinned, golden eyed creatures is nearly annihilated in a war with "human" fighters. It's up to three individuals to save the race from extinction. Can they retrace the galaxy-wide path of this nomadic race through millennia to reclaim the ancient world that gave them life?

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Review: The Faded Sun: Kesrith (The Faded Sun #1)

User Review  - Dirk Grobbelaar - Goodreads

Okay, this novel reminded me of Dune. Kesrith, like Arrakis, is a desert planet; the burrowers are reminiscent of the Shai-Hulud (sandworms); the Mri bear more than a passing resemblance to the Fremen ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda ╰☆╮ - Goodreads

I first read this book as a teen and loved it. It still holds true for me today. The alien characters are as different from one another .......as apples are from oranges. The delicious adventure kept me turning the pages till the end, right through the trilogy. :) Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
15
Section 3
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A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C. J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh's novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 and Cyteen in 1989.

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