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Cyteen by CJ Cherryh: a review

Another strength is Cherryh’s ability to sympathetically present conflicting points of view. Her stories’ disagreements are honest; people really do disagree, and she goes to some length to show that conflict is often born of real differences in perception, some of which are irreconcilable. Fascinating stuff.

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Finity’s End by CJ Cherryh: a review

Finity’s End moves the Alliance/Union backstory along enormously–probably more than any other single book in the series.

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Rimrunners by C.J. Cherryh: a short review

This one’s a fun romp; a space opera from the perspective of one of the spear carriers.

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Heavy Time by CJ Cherryh: a short review

I’ve returned to Cherryh after a massive dose of David Weber, Elizabeth Moon, and David Drake–all of whom I like immensely. But none approach C.J. Cherryh as a storyteller. This is rich stuff, with impressively well-drawn characters and a convincingly threatening environment.

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