Serpent's Reach

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Daw Books, 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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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This is the story of a young woman born into a family whos high status is due to its connecton with a 'hive" of insectoid aliens. Her family is destroyed and she ppeals to the alliance to gain revenge. Read full review

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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

Good sci fi. avoids the standard (for the era) sex interest. Ant-type people. Noted during my 1980's attempt to read every book in my small town library. 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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