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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

An especially poignant coming of age novel, this book is a unstinting foray into "talent" and what it can entail - both the resolve and responsibility. Read full review

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User Review  - CarsonKicklighter - LibraryThing

I liked the Snow Queen because the setting and conflicts were constantly changing, although the end dragged a bit. The novel starts with a boy and a girl in a fishing village, and I was worried that ... Read full review

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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

It really irritates me that I can't remember why I sought out this book. I have made a concerted effort recently to find SF written by women, but still, some one or some article must have recommended ... Read full review

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User Review  - Phrim - LibraryThing

In The Snow Queen, Joan Vinge presents a world in which everyone is plagued by a lack of knowledge about how the universe works. There are three social strata--the "Summers" who are technology-hating ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

This is good book. Not great, but good. I like the premise, I liked the world, but the characters were a bit cold. They were interesting, but I really couldn't get into them. No connection. It also ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shirezu - LibraryThing

My thoughts on this book are quite tangled. On one hand I loved the sci-fi elements of this book. A world which is periodically reduced to a "primitive" state, controlled by the Hegemony for the ... Read full review

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User Review  - suzemo - LibraryThing

I don't know why I got away from this book like I did. It shouldn't take that long to read, and it's very, very good. I love that the main characters in the book are strong women. I love that the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

This is simply an outstanding story. It has all the familiar themes of science fiction, with spaceships and technology and clones, intertwined with the fate of a small number of poeple, and a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - kraaivrouw - LibraryThing

This one won the Hugo Award in 1981 & with good reason. Someone in another review I read said that this book was what Dune would be if it had been written by a female anthropologist. I read this when ... Read full review

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User Review  - serpentkills - LibraryThing

This book deals with a lot of real world issues from sexism to human rights to animal rights and that’s one of the things I really liked about it. The things that were happening were understandable ... Read full review


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