Gate of Ivrel

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D A W Books, 1976 - Fiction - 191 pages
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Scattered about the galaxy were the time-space, gates of a vanished alien race. Long before the rise of the native civilizations, they had terrorized a hundred worlds--not from villainy but from folly. Now the task was to destroy their potency for mischief. This is the story of one such Gate.

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User Review  - sammii507 - LibraryThing

This was quite an enjoyable book. While an early book of Cherryh's, and not quite to the level of her later boks, it is still quite enjoyable an the characters are well developed and the story ... Read full review

Review: Gate of Ivrel (Morgaine Saga #1)

User Review  - Ubiquitousbastard - Goodreads

First review was lost to the depths of the internet. Don't feel much like rehashing in depth, so basically: the cover is very misleading, the book isn't some stupid Conan ripoff. The world is less ... Read full review


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About the author (1976)

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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