Cordelia's Honor (Vorkosigan Omnibus #1)
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Space Opera
, Speculative Fiction
Series: Vorkosigan Saga (Publication order) 3 (#1)
I’ve been Bujold’s fan since my first reading of one of her Vorkosigan novels. Miles Vorkosigan, the hero of the series, is definitely my favorite sci-fi hero, but Cordelia, his mother, is much more. I love Cordelia. Her humanity and strength are humbling and uplifting. I hope such women exist in ou...
Shards of Honor - Betan Cmdr Cordelia Naismith and enemy Barrayaran Aral Vorkosigan are attacked and marooned together. Aral, misnamed "Butcher of Komarr", captures her. They exchange meanings of honor and love, separate for homes. Later demoted to Captain, Cordelia runs into Aral, after his sadisti...
I bought this book a year or so ago when the Miles Vorkosigan series of books was first recommended to me. I was reluctant to pick it up because usually I'm not that fond of SF-books (strange really considering I'm a dedicated fan of B5, ST and SW...) but once I did I couldn't put this volume down. ...
Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan saga is my latest escapism/comfort reading, to fill in the gaps between my difficult acquisition of Dorothy Sayers' Lord Peter books. They're fun and breezy reads, with strong characters and varied, well-considered settings. I'm just sorry I didn't read them when I ...
I read this several years back while on vacation with a friend who was pregnant with her first child. One morning, we're lounging on the deck with coffee and she interrupts my reading to tell me how awful it is that pregnant women are never featured in SF. "This book has a pregnant protagonist. Lo...