← Back to the book library


by Janet Kagan



A whodunit with some of the best realized alien cultures of any science fiction novel I’ve ever read. The characterization definitely drives this book and makes it particularly memorable. This book has quite a bit in common with books like Walter Jon Williams’ Aristoi and Iain Banks novels about The Culture, where certain individuals with unique abilities are able to resolve unique situations.

Rating: ★★★★½

Order from Amazon.com.

Find on WorldCat.