January 15, 2016

The Friday 56 and Book Beginnings #3

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Title:  Hammerfall
Author:  C.J. Cherryh
The Beginning:  Distance deceived the eye in the Lakht, that wide, red land of the First Descended, where legend said the ships had come down.

The Friday 56:  (from page 56)  But she went veiled, and disconsolate, and brooded.  Marak shared a tent with her and never had seen her face.

Comment:  Great story and great science fiction.  I love this author!

8 comments:

  1. I keep meaning to read something by this author. I once had a writing tutor who brought a copy of 'The Pride of Chanur' into class and told us just how good the writing was in it! But as I'm not a huge adult sci-fi/fantasy person, I keep thinking 'next year'. I like the extracts here though!

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  2. I have read books by this author but not this book. I remember enjoying them but haven't read anything by the author for years. My book this week is Unholy Blue by Darby Kaye. Happy reading!

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  3. Very intriguing. I have a book by this author but haven't read it yet.

    Thanks for stopping by my post:)

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  4. This sounds pretty interesting! I have never heard of the author before, so I'll have to see what's on Goodreads. :-)

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  5. Sounds quite mysterious! I hope you liked it :) x

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  6. Not sure if it's my taste but hope you love it! Happy Sunday!

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  7. have not heard of this author before but this seems like it will be interesting.. thank you

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