Unusual. Brilliant. Characters with soul. The environment of the story is painted clearly but with otherness required for a space story.Published 18 months ago by Mary Ann Neuroth
I wonder if Alice Sheldon would have revisited this novel and made changes to a future edition. The story has many characters who at times are challenging to keep track of. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by Jason K.
I wanted so badly to like this book. It was beautifully written, with a memorable world that still lingers in my mind and a deep sympathy for the characters and their trials. Read morePublished on August 22, 2010 by Kenya Starflight
From the late 1940s through the 1970s and early '80s I was a frequent reader of science fiction - hard science, soft science, whatever classification Philip K. Read morePublished on May 20, 2010 by Robert Lombard
This novel is not traditional science fiction in that it does not revolve around either action or a plot, and it avoids the easy, simple answers and characters so common in the... Read morePublished on March 15, 2010 by Galgar
Cardboard characters, High School level writing, poor plotting, unremarkable prose, "Brightness Falls from the Air" is a book that confounds the reader who has earlier read the... Read morePublished on August 17, 2004 by Jack Cade
In Brightness Falls from the Air, Ms. Triptree has written a rich yet unsatisfactory novel. Ms. Triptree's characters are an interesting collection and the general backdrop of the... Read morePublished on June 8, 2004 by Amazon Customer