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But towards the end it picked up again, and overall I really enjoyed it. The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’m still not sure what exactly a restoree is or why she’s always hungry, and some things are a bit cheesy, ugly Good thing that kindle books do not show the cover to full effect.

I voluntarily spent five days on and off forcing my way through this book that was probably an equally bad idea. I was right to do so. Retoree, the book did not deliver in any of. But for the ‘s, maybe having the hero absent for the final scenes was necessary to make those distinctions clear. Her first novel, Restoree, was written restore a protest against the absurd and unrealistic portrayals of women in s-f novels in the 50s and early 60s.

It has been several years since I last read it and from what I remember, I really liked it. Just not as much as many of McCaffrey’s other books, so don’t start here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hassler; published by Wildside Press. Don’t get me wrong, her writing is as solid as ever; it’s the story itself.

Their sexual relationship is definitely more attuned to the cultural norms of the s than today, as the lines of consent are not as clear-cut as one would like them to be. There just isn’t much tension. Get Known if you don’t have an account. One of those rare occasions where I decided to read a book based on its cover not the one depicted here and its rear blurb — however my reading experience proved once more that that is not a great way to choose a book. I have to hand it to the girl tho, she managed herself well, she was plucky and smart and she her best in a mind-blowing situation.


It was a disappointment – the dialogue was weak and unbelievable and the main plot lacked suspense or interest.

The Ship Who Saved the Worlds. All the Weyrs of Pern. This was long before Buffy. Sep 04, Olethros rated it liked it. Granted there are a few corny lines and at times I found myself skipping a few paragraphs because there was too much description on the scenery which often bores me but overall it’s a good story with action and romance. Well, if you must write a romance, at least a good SF setting makes it easier to swallow.

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Another thing that has improved a lot since the 60’s is the cover. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The Masterharper of Pern. The Mil rfstoree me of something straight out of Lovecraft. When I need a shot of strength in the face of insurmountable odds, I bring out this book and know I can do anything as long as I have a good bit of patrol issue lol Then there were pieces of memory, isolated mccaffreey that were so horrible her mind refused rsstoree accept them.

A multitude of horrors occur, and Sara loses consciousness. This page was last edited on 20 Marchat Sure, there are some for-show complexities as Sara becomes a means for a Warlord-elect to undo some baseless rumors which makes her ability to be with Harlan somewhat complicated, but the end result isn’t really a divide between Sara and Harlan, but simply a lack of public declaration.

She married in and mcccaffrey three children: This is one of those books that needs to be “rediscovered” by readers everywhere; along with Tarzan, and the Mars series.


Still, it’s an entertaining enough read and holds up on re-read quite well for a s novel.

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Many of the obstacles presented are too easily and conveniently resolved. Like most romances, the author occasionally remembers to make the heroin “strong” or “forceful I’m usually wild about almost everything McCaffey writes.

Snowed in with the Alien Dragon. She quickly realises that her charge, a man named Harlan, has been drugged into this state and uses her wits to free him.

While I wasn’t blown away by “Restoree”, I liked it well enough. A multitude mccfafrey horrors occur, and Sara loses consciousness. The level of tension, aided in large part by the lack of concrete knowledge of what is really happening out on the battlefield, is gripping. I have read this, and many other McCaffrey books many many times.

And the plot is rollicking, even if mcczffrey do have to do a helluva lot of suspending disbelief The majority of the book deals with the Regent, a man named Harlan, and Sara trying to escape and right the plot that put Harlan into a drugged stupor under Sara’s care.

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This is one of her older books, one I’d never even heard of, and I found it at a used book store that’s going out of business. And nobody else in this society has ever before thought, “Geesh, maybe being captured and chopped apart by man-eating aliens Would be sorta traumatic –? Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

So I split the difference. I haven’t read a lof of sci fi and certainly not from the 60’s but I thought this had held up well in that aspect.