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Brightness Falls from the Air - James Tiptree Jr.
Brightness Falls from the Air
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They have gathered now on Damien and are about to witness the last rising of a manmade nova. They are 16 humans in a distant world about to be enveloped by an eruption of violence--horror and murder oddly complemented by a bizarre unforgiving love. But justice is not all that's about to be found.... show more
They have gathered now on Damien and are about to witness the last rising of a manmade nova. They are 16 humans in a distant world about to be enveloped by an eruption of violence--horror and murder oddly complemented by a bizarre unforgiving love. But justice is not all that's about to be found. Judgment is coming and the 16 unsuspecting ones are on the threshold of the murdered star.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312854072 (0312854072)
Publisher: Orb Books
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
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altheaann
altheaann rated it
I've read several books that won the Tiptree Award:(Candas Jane Dorsey - Black Wine,Elizabeth Hand - Waking The Moon,Nicola Griffith - AmmoniteMaureen F. McHugh - China Mountain ZhangUrsula K. Le Guin - The Left Hand of Darkness -all books I'd highly recommend!)but somehow, I'd never read a book by ...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Good, but not great. If only I had identified with any of the characters a bit more. Mostly a murder mystery set in the future, on an alien planet.
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