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Grass - Sheri S. Tepper
Grass
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What could be more commonplace than grass, or a world covered over all its surface with a wind-whipped ocean of grass? But the planet Grass conceals horrifying secrets within its endless pastures. And as an incurable plague attacks all inhabited planets but this one, the prairie-like Grass begins... show more
What could be more commonplace than grass, or a world covered over all its surface with a wind-whipped ocean of grass? But the planet Grass conceals horrifying secrets within its endless pastures. And as an incurable plague attacks all inhabited planets but this one, the prairie-like Grass begins to reveal these secrets -- and nothing will ever be the same again ...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781857987980 (1857987985)
Publisher: Gollancz / Orion
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: Arbai (#1)
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target acquired
target acquired rated it
3.0
'tis the season...13 TALES OF TERROR: BOOK 4once upon a time there was a delightful young story named Grass by Sheri S. Tepper. this story seemed to know exactly what i was longing for: Horror in Space! and so she provided it to me. a fascinating planet full of strange multi-colored grass, bizarre f...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
This is probably one of the most unusual first contact stories that I have ever read. For a start, the story begins long after the aliens in question have been first contacted, on a planet long settled by humans.Grass, a planet covered in swathes of multi-hued grasses with exceedingly long solar cyc...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
When a plague sweeps humanity, a diplomatic mission is sent to Grass, the only human-settled planet without signs of the sickness. Grass is nominally run by the bons, a patriarchal society modeled after old European nobility. But the bons are far more interested in the Hunt than in the running of t...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
More sci-fi-ish than The Gate to Women's Country. Well written, but doesn't convince me that I'd enjoy sci-fi.
altheaann
altheaann rated it
Excellent. Political intrigue, religious plots, inimical and enigmatic aliens, plague, and dysfunctional personal relationships...
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