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Review: Yvgenie by C.J. Cherryh


Yvgenie by C.J. Cherryh
1991, Del Rey

Full Review: Yvgenie manages to bring Cherryh’s The Russian Stories full circle to a kind of resolution – at least as much of a resolution as is possible with such a tangled skein of wishes and loyalties and loves. The setting is the same, and again the characters are stumbling about amid the forest and flying wishes, against unknown antagonists, but the author manages to bring in some additional characters with enough of a twist to make the story compelling one final time.
03/02/09 CSL

Review: Black Sun Rising by C.S. Friedman


Black Sun Rising by C.S. Friedman
1991, DAW

Review Summary: The author lays down the potential for a fascinating world, but in my opinion she really needed to settle down and focus on the potential richness in the here and now of the novel, rather than rushing through it so that she could push her hero and anti-hero on to the next set of adventures.
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