Two hundred years after a group of humans had lost a war to the atevi, Bren Cameron, the only human allowed into the atevi society, realizes he must forge a bond between the two seemingly incompatible species. 50,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
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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.Review:
Praise for the Foreigner series:
“C.J. Cherryh's splendid Foreigner series remains at the top of my must-keep-up reading list after two decades." —Locus
"A seriously probing, thoughtful, intelligent piece of work, with more insight in half a dozen pages than most authors manage in half a thousand." —Kirkus Reviews
“One of the best long-running SF series in existence...Cherryh remains one of the most talented writers in the field." —Publishers Weekly
“This is one of the best science fiction series currently running....by this point, the series has turned into a complicated set of thrillers involving political and factional turmoil, as well as a close and detailed examination of the troubled interactions between human and alien cultures.” —Strange Horizons
“Cherryh plays her strongest suit in this exploration of human/alien contact, producing an incisive study-in-contrast of what it means to be human in a world where trust is nonexistent.” —Library Journal
"A large new novel from C.J. Cherryh is always welcome. When it marks her return to the anthropological SF in which she has made such a name, it is a double pleasure. The ensuing story is not short on action, but stronger (like much of Cherryh's work) on world-building, exotic aliens, and characterization. Well up to Cherryh's usual high standard." —The Chicago Sun-Times
“[Cherryh] avoids any kind of slump with a quick-moving and immediately engaging plotline, and by balancing satisfying resolutions with plenty of promises and ominous portents that are sure to keep readers’ appetites whetted.” —RT Reviews
“These are thinking man’s reads with rich characters and worlds and fascinating interactions that stretch out over many generations.” —SFFWorld
“Cherryh's forte is her handling of cross-cultural conflicts, which she does by tying her narrative to those things her point-of-view character would know, think, and feel.”—SFRevu
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Book Description Orbit, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002427444
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Book Description Legend paperbacks, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: ACCEPTABLE. 1995-07-20. Legend paperbacks. New edition. Paperback. Book: ACCEPTABLE. 384pp. . Bookseller Inventory # 1657881
Book Description Random House / Legend, 1995. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good: Moderate signs of wear. Cover Art: Michael Whelan (illustrator). 1995 Edition. © 1994: 1st in the 'First Foreigner Sequence' series of books. 1st printing of 1995 edition:- Synopsis: Two hundred years ago, there was a war. Human colonists, stranded on an unknown planet, fought against the aboriginals - the Atevi, whose mores and relationships bore no resemblance to those of mankind. The humans lost. Now, humanity lives in exile on the island of Mospheira, trading tidbits of advanced technology for continued peace and a secluded refuge tat no Atevi will ever visit. Only a single human, the 'paidhi', is allowed off the island and into the complex and dangerous society of the Atevi, brought there to act as interpreter and technological liaison to the leader of the most powerful of the Atevi factions. But when this sole human is nearly killed by an unknown assassin's bullet - in a society where assassination is common - Bren Cameron, the 'paidhi', realises that the fragile peace could be shattered forever unless he alone can build a new understanding between the two species:- Review(s): "Multi Hugo-award winner C J Cherryh has built a subtle and fascinating world on which her characters play out a deadly drama which could lead to total obliteration":- (original cost £5.99). Bookseller Inventory # 11.001.00868
Book Description Legend paperbacks, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: ACCEPTABLE. 1995-07-20. Legend paperbacks. New edition. Paperback. Book: ACCEPTABLE. 384pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1657881
Book Description Legend, England, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good+/Very good-. Spine is creased. Where possible small books will have postage reduced. Bookseller Inventory # 014864