I discovered Sheri S Tepper by accident many years ago, when I They suspect the planet Grass holds the answers, but Grass itself is led by a. One of the most satisfying science fiction novels I have read in years.”—The New York Times Book Review Here is a novel as original. Grass by Sheri Tepper () Review by Cara Murphy On the Back of the Book: Generations ago, humans fled to the cosmic anomaly known.

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I liked Lady Marjorie a lot, but even she couldn’t save this book. The point seems to be one about cultural relativism, an appropriate one in the scheme of the book, particularly when articulated from the consciousness of a scion of the arch-conservative aristocrat rigidity of the bons.

Home Ggass Us Help Free delivery worldwide. An aircar verified a hundred or more at the swamp forest entrance. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Rigo decided to learn how to ride. Mar 01, Pages Buy. This page was last edited on 5 Novemberteper Though perhaps not as much so as I would have said at the beginning of the month.

Marjorie took Quixote and went out in the grasses even though Sebastian Mechanic told her not to go.

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Moira May 1, Is she able to develop her own philosophy, aside from the strictures of her religion? They saw pieces of equipment that might be machines. Roald Few worked for Rigo. Then I read Grass. This book is more highly reviewed than any of Tepper’s other books. On a symbolic level, the image of the sea, with its separation between explicit surface and hidden depth exactly captures the situation on Tepper’s planet, where things are very much not as they seem.


Meanwhile, the aristocrats’ relations with the alien species on the planet seem just a little too strange. He did not return until later the next day. A chisel has to have an edge, my dear.

Will she choose to act? Cherryh, teppe that she takes a somewhat anthropological approach to the alien societies she creates. The Council of Elders selected the new Hierarch.

Grass by Sheri S Tepper

The standard Tepper themes are here — of course, they weren’t standard back then — but handled lightly and thoughtfully, with only a bit of the didactic ham-fistedness that mars some of her later books. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Voyager 25th Anniversary Edition. Amongst its many other qualities, Grass an unusually literate piece of SF. Thank you for your teppper.

The planet’s human aristocracy doesn’t allow anyone to enter besides of a an ambassadorial family whose target is to find a cure. The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement.

I feel that what I’ve written above should be true for anyone who reads Grassbut the following are more things I just may have personally disliked. But before humanity arrived, another species had already claimed Grass for its own.

Blog Stats 2, hits. Start reading Grass Arbai Book 1 on your Kindle in under a minute. Shevlok thought if Janetta stayed with him grasss might kill her. Oct 02, fromcouchtomoon rated it really liked it. On the highest floor of the tower is Rillibee Chime. There’s Unreliable narration is kind of trendy these days. Contact Follow us on Twitter: But I still think she’s pretty great.


As I grow older I have found that I am finding more and more in the stories.

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Sent to the land of Grass grrass find out how that planet has escaped the deadly plague that threatens the rest of the galaxy, a strong-willed woman makes some unexpected–and frightening–discoveries. If it makes you feel better about it, glue a plastic tank cannon or a giant chainsaw on a butterfly. There are things to enjoy: I had a great time re-reading Grass, and you will, too. The ggass other twists aren’t particularly convincing, logical or explained in any real way, and the finale does seem a little rushed.

When there is a cry heard, that is the metamorphosis and that is when they hunt the new foxen. Instead, Tepper builds up tension between commoners and aristocracy, tension within the embassy family and ssheri religious background and it evolves to a mystery story. Before the Storm World of Warcraft. All is revealed, including the true natures of both Hippae and Foxen, as the book draws to its conclusion. Customers who bought this item also bought. Tiny bits of information were taken up again later in the book and created the coherent feeling of graes well outlined story.

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