Serpent's Reach

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1980 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Within the Constellation of the Serpent, out of bounds to all spacefarers, humans live among the insect-like aliens--and one of them, a woman named Paen, is bent on a revenge that will tear apart the truce between human and alien. "Brisk pacing . . . and genuinely brilliant world-building".--ALA Booklist.

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I liked this book set in a rich and complicated universe. I especially liked the way the majat are portrayed and how Raen interacts with them.

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This is a convoluted novel of miscommunication and political maneuvering where nothing is ever exactly spelled out a fantastic read! It has a compelling fascinating plot; two species barely managing ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
17
Section 3
20
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About the author (1980)

C. J. Cherryh planned to write since the age of ten. When she was older, she learned to use a type writer while triple-majoring in Classics, Latin and Greek. At 33, she signed over her first three books to DAW and has worked with DAW ever since. She can be found at cherryh.com.

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