Star Of Danger
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1965
Pages no: 213
Edition language: English
Series: Darkover 6 (#15)
This review is of the 1983 printing of this novel that was first published back in 1965. Ms Bradley was one of the masers of science fantasy novels from that time period. In this book we have Larry Montrey, a sixteen year old Terran boy and Kennard Alton a sixteen year old Darkoven. They meet in T...
I'm a fan of Marion Zimmer Bradley, but my affection for her rests not on the Avalon books, which I didn't care for, but her Darkover series. Darkover is a "lost colony" of Earth that falls into a medieval society. Ruled by a psychic aristocracy after centuries it's rediscovered by a star-spanning h...
an entry in the Darkover cycle. pleasantly enjoyable overall, but also slim and rather forgettable. this one concerns Larry Montray, Terran, and his teen adventures on the wintry, semi-barbaric world of Darkover. those adventures come complete with assorted monsters & aliens, bullying street urchins...
MZB does the Boys' Adventure Story much better than one would expect.
[These notes were made in 1984:]. Chronologically, this novel comes late in Darkover's history, after the establishment of the Terran space colony, and as such is partly about cultural clashes and compromises. But since about the last half of the novel involves the wanderings through the Darkovan w...