High Couch of Silistra (The Silistra Quartet) (Volume 1) [Janet Morris] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One woman’s mythic search for. Long ago the human colonists of Silistra waged a war so vicious that centuries later the planet has not recovered. Men and women alike suffer from infertility– the. I’m not sure what possessed me to put this on my want list. It’s a pulp-style novel devoted mostly to an elaborate world description, in this case.
|Published (Last):||25 December 2008|
|PDF File Size:||10.10 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||3.66 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
So where to start? As one would expect from Janet Morris there is a cuoch more to this story than a simple science fiction tale. Firstly the protagonist is a woman, and a strong one at that. Estri is not your screaming maiden waiting to be rescued.
High Couch of Silistra
Estri is more than a woman of pleasure — for on her world this is no hihh profession. As Well Keepress she is much sought after, and highly skilled, but she is also teacher, student, lover, friend, fighter, diplomat, businesswoman, a slave, mistress and so much more.
Silistra is a world of contrasts — its people long-lived, its terrain in places inhospitable and its morals unusual. Fertility is everything in a world where the people rarely breed successfully. A world misunderstood by the others, but attractive for many reasons, not least its Well Women must stand for its uniqueness and protect its beliefs.
In many ways Estri is Silistra — wise, with hidden dangers, intriguing, alluring, complex and misunderstood. Duty, power, sex, the complexities of relationships between men and women, and how they can change, fate, courage, loyalty, betrayal, personal journeys, fear, and adventure fill every chapter.
The sex is not overdone, considering the context and although there is violence that too speaks of the power play which is core. For the duration of the tale Silistra is real.
The characters, too, are a mix of good and bad, but no way clear cut. These are living, breathing characters with all that entails. This is not a book for those of a faint heart or who cannot see deep within a tale for what lies therein. October 6, at 7: Reblogged this on theowlladyblog.
October 12, at 8: You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
High Couch of Silistra « Schlock Value
You are commenting silixtra your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Thanks for visiting my blog. I am a Christian homeschooling mom, LPN, creative soul. You can also visit my Issababy Creates store on Etsy.
I am not here to convince you of anything, I am just sharing my personal experiences. Turn your book into a movie and get it seen by s of people. Or get a transcript coufh of your novel performed by professional actors.
Showcasing hih best of short films and screenplays from the LGBT community. Screenplay Winner every single month performed by professional actors. Film Festival occurs 3 times a year!
Get silistrq screenplay showcased at the Writing Festival. A festival showcasing the best of family and kids stories from around the world. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email required Address never made public. My Daily Journal Everything from my world to yours’ Duplicate My Success How to be successful in internet marketing. Issababy Creates Thanks for visiting my blog.
The Write Nook Where writing comes to life. Millhaven Press Creating New Worlds.
Review – High Couch of Silistra – Janet Morris – Sci-fi | Library of Erana
Turashoff Professional Marketing Content Creation. My Paranormal Photography I am not here to convince you of anything, I am just sharing my personal experiences. Novel Writing Festival Monthly Festival: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!