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‘Poignant and profound... I’m deeply moved’
‘Lively, thought-provoking... the plot is ingenious, packing a wallop of a surprise’
Ursula K. LeGuin
‘Shocking and entertaining... a wonderful fantasy which explores the role of the sexes’
‘It’s grand... one of the most involving, serious and deeply felt studies of the relations between the sexes that I have ever read’
Marion Zimmer Bradley
‘Tepper not only keeps us reading, she provokes a new look at the old issues’
‘Remember reading? Really reading, I mean – for knowledge, transformation, survival – that’s how I found myself reading Sheri S. Tepper’
Classic fantasy from the amazing Sheri S. Tepper.
Women rule in Women’s Country. Women live apart from men, sheltering the remains of civilization They have cut themselves off with walls and by ordinance from marauding males. Waging war is all men are good for. Men are allowed to fight their barbaric battles... amongst themselves, garrison against garrison. For the sake of his pride, each boy child ritualistically rejects his mother when he comes of age to be a warrior. But all the secrets of civilization are strictly the possession of women.
Naturally, there are men who want to know what the women know... And when Stavia meets Chernon, the battle of the sexes begins all over again. Foolishly, she provides books for Chernon to read. Before long, Chernon is hatching a plan of revenge against women...
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Descripción Paperback. Condición: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Nº de ref. del artículo: GOR002309277
Descripción Voyager, 1999. Paperback. Condición: Good. A slight tan to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Nº de ref. del artículo: mon0008385162
Descripción Voyager, 1999. Condición: Good. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. del artículo: GRP15756466
Descripción Voyager, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Condición: Good. covers creased. Nº de ref. del artículo: V00344
Descripción Voyager, London, 1999. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. Remainder Marks. Moderate reading wear. Clean interior. Nº de ref. del artículo: 004785
Descripción Voyager, London, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, 1999. Soft Cover. Condición: Fine. First Edition. 316p, remainder mark to base, tight and unread. 200gms weight; Remainder; 12mo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 5674