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Rider at the Gate (Nighthorse, Book 1) Mass Market Paperback – September 1, 1996
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Cherryh is known to take quite a bit of time developing her story and I suggest patience when starting this set. I didn't feel completely drawn into the story until about page 150 of the first book, but after that point couldn't put the books down.
This novel shocked me and swept me off my feet. Not only is it more realistic form of telepathy (the animals are not the heroes and Cherryh does not pretend to underline that) but the world explodes in your eyes, ears, your nose and your well being.
Cherryh's writing is unmatched as far as her style. She really plays with the words and phrases in such a way that she makes you feel everything around you.
In this book you get Cherryh's writing, great ecology, genuine charactes,impeccable plot, and a heck of a mystery with a twist.
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Brilliant book, rereading after 20 years, fantastic authorPublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I read this book when it first came out, and recently bought it again because I liked it so much the first time. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Vicki L. Smith
Ms. Cherryh is one of those Science Fiction authors that are hard to put down. In a very good way. I've enjoyed her stories and this one is no exception. Read morePublished on August 13, 2013 by Chris
I am only too happy that I now own this book. I first found this book in my local library and really enjoyed the Nighthorse world and Cloud's story. Time to reread!Published on February 8, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I actually read Clouds Rider before Rider at the Gate. After just a few pages I fell in love with the Night horse world and began a search for Rider at the Gate. Read morePublished on November 9, 2010 by Loncey
It was torture to get through this book. The sentence structure was headache inducing. There was no character development, just page after page describing the freezing cold... Read morePublished on September 12, 2010 by agbmom
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