In this powerful and elegant story set in a future Earth very different from our own, a new kind of human has evolved to challenge the dominion of Homo sapiens. This new breed is stronger, smarter, and far more beautiful than their parent race, and are endowed with psychic as well as physical... show more
In this powerful and elegant story set in a future Earth very different from our own, a new kind of human has evolved to challenge the dominion of Homo sapiens. This new breed is stronger, smarter, and far more beautiful than their parent race, and are endowed with psychic as well as physical gifts. They are destined to supplant humanity as we know it, but humanity won't die without a struggle.Here at last in a single volume are all three of Constantine's Wraeththu trilogy: The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit, The Bewitchments of Love and Hate, and The Fulfilments of Fate and Desire.
Publish date: October 15th 1993
Publisher: Orb Books
Pages no: 800
Edition language: English
Series: Wraeththu -3 (#1)
From all the other reviews on this site I was expecting this to be a really great book. I had kind of mix feelings on it so I didn't rate it. There were parts of the books I found interesting and great and there were other aspects that turned me away from the book. It took me a while to finish readi...
This book is why I love goodreads. It's not in my library. If I'd seen it in a bookshop the cover and the back blurb would not have caught my interest. But because it kept appearing in lists on goodreads that other books I enjoyed were on, I noticed it, read reviews on goodreads and decided to read ...
What can I say about this book? Ah! It took me long, very long to get through it, because the first book had not ended too well -or should I said, had a confusing ending (was it happy or sad...?), and I'm a sucker for happy endings.I think I'll start by pointing out I truly did like this book. Had a...
Storm Constantine is highly praised for inbelievably vivid imagination - and rightly so. Her characters and the concept behind this story are new and very special. Perhaps too special for me. I didn't like it at all. But I'm sure others will get a better grip of the concept. The language and the st...