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Legacies by Alison Sinclair
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Legacies

by Alison Sinclair

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Surprising and unusual science fiction. The core is an emotional intensity and complexity that I have rarely if ever come across. I was not always able to follow, but usually so, and a deeply rewarding story that frequently susrprises. ( )
  Matt_B | Nov 8, 2013 |
A complex and multilayered work, with a well-written disabled protagonist, several carefully-constructed societies and meaty themes of responsibility and loss. It reminded me in some respects of C. J. Cherryh's work, with its lucid intelligence and the emotional distance between reader and book. Not an easy read, but a haunting and rewarding one. ( )
  salimbol | Jul 8, 2012 |
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During his last night on his birthworld, Lian D'Halldt went to leave a message for the future, and, instead, received a plea from the past.
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Five generations ago a renegade band of star voyagers fled their home planet. Looking back, they saw a terrible sight - their world twisted, misshapen, destroyed by the incalculable blast of their untried star drive, fired too close to home!
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