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Grass - Sheri S. Tepper
Grass
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3.94 170
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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CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
Plaque, teleportation, mind control and wiping, monster killer "horses" called Hippae, monster "foxes" called foxen, a planet covered almost entirely in grass, fox hunts, a long dead alien race called the Arbai.... these are a few on my favorite things.This is a great story. While some of the charac...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.5 [Book Review] Grass
Grass / Sheri S. Tepper It was good for me to return to this book, ten to fifteen years since I read it last. I think, on reflection, while I loved the story then, a lot went over my head. Which is a bit surprising since Tepper isn't exactly subtle in this book... Not all science fiction is poli...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Grass / Sheri S. Tepper
Generations ago, humans fled to the cosmic anomaly known as Grass. But before humanity arrived, another species had already claimed Grass for its own. It too had developed a culture...... Now a deadly plague is spreading across the stars, leaving no planet untouched, save for Grass. But the secret o...
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...
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