The faded sun: Kesrith

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Daw Books, Aug 1, 1978 - Fiction - 252 pages
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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: Kesrith (The Faded Sun #1)

User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

This was a difficult book for me to read, let alone rate. Its imagery is powerful and gives you a taste of lifeless despair with only the smallest shred of hope. Read full review

Review: Kesrith (The Faded Sun #1)

User Review  - Aine - Goodreads

This is a re-read, so I'm going to count the pages, but not the book. This is the first installment of my favorite science fiction trilogy. Cherryh's writing is engaging and interesting, and her ... Read full review


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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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