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|Length: 368 pages|
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Do not buy this book expecting Connie Willis's usual humor or occasional real drama (the Doomsday Book.)
. The protagonist is unlikable and the story drags.
How can this book have been written by the same author who penned The Doomsday Book? I was so disappointed by this book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by P. HELCK
This is a book about a young woman who returns to her home planet after her mother dies. Her intention is to pick up her inheritance and then leave as soon as possible. Read morePublished 17 months ago by gl
Fun, easy read. Nice job building the characters,with some unexpected surprises along the way. There is enough going on that you want to see how it ends.Published 20 months ago by Larry Krueger
A great story - especially if you have experienced life on the frontier after living in a city. A hilarious coming of age story in an Australian Outback like setting. Read morePublished on March 16, 2013 by DCSL
Never was that deep into Sci-Fi but this book really opened me up to it. It was more of a romance/personal story that reminded me of a drama. Read morePublished on January 21, 2011 by Shree Lafaye Ziller
Nah. It's sort of a trashy love story set on a distant planet. Perhaps the problem was the collaboration. Read morePublished on September 3, 2010 by debbiejill
This book is a romance novel with science-fiction trappings. I might not mind that (I loved 'To Say Nothing of the Dog', which was a romantic comedy with science-fiction... Read morePublished on January 3, 2008 by Norman Ramsey
Connie Willis is amazing, wonderful, deep, and witty. Which makes me wonder why she wrote this book: it's a Harlequin romance only set on a different planet. Read morePublished on September 10, 2006 by E. Kovar