The faded sun: Kesrith

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

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

The author sets up a very interesting interaction, between alien species with interestingly different cultures. Unfortunately the story doesn't really go anywhere. While I was entertained the whole time, I won't be reading the rest of this trilogy. Read full review

Review: Kesrith (The Faded Sun #1)

User Review  - Jesse Toldness - Goodreads

OK, so here's the thing. Trilogies. Now CJ Cherryh is one of those authors who almost gets three-stars automatically just for showing up. And I enjoyed the characters (even the ones from a caste ... 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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