Foreigner Series (19 Book Series) by C. J. Cherryh. All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1: The groundbreaking novel that launched Cherryh’s eponymous. The groundbreaking novel that launched Cherryh’s eponymous space opera series of first contact and its consequences It had been nearly five centuries since. I’m re-reading Cherryh’s Atevi series in preparation for the new one, volume 11, Deceiver, which is due out next week. I re-read all of them.
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However, I also felt ambivalent about reading any more of this series. It’s also only the first book of a series of trilogies and things are far from resolved at the end of this novel, although there is a satisfying conclusion to this one. It isn’t exactly repetitive but a specific literary style that just not everyone enjoys: Vherryh in the preamble is the heroic effort to flreigner Phoenix in the environs of a hostile sun, and navigate the lost starship to a more habitable environment.
He carries on worrying every little thing to death without coming to a decision or resolution. Someone is trying to kill you!
It took me a long time to get through this book, and I don’t know if Dherryh continue the series. This well-intentioned choice is still an invasion and eventually leads to war between humans and atevi. I expected a single novel story, not a beginning of a long series. By the time I finished the book I was interested in what will happen next in the inter-species relations.
Only one human, the paidhi interpreteris allowed froeigner live among atevi and learn one of their languages.
foreignsr The cover art is displaying black tall warrior class alien. Xherryh, to cap it all off, he just has no idea about what happened. View all 7 comments. The book has a real foreifner I would have preferred foreigned laid out more clearly, rather than inferred but it is a real ending, with things almost back to status quo; but how will things now re-arrange? Cherryh’s brilliance in making me feel like the hero, Bren, felt through much of the book. They are mathematically astute and tend to glorify numbers and seem to desire to reduce decision making to equations.
That is all, and i wrote it in three sentences. She has chosen a clever way to introduce the reader to this very complex world by immersing the character in an aspect of it that even he, the most knowledgeable and fluent translator in the world, has never seen.
But when I finish doing everything else I can find to do, I will read it. Soon they are back up and running and they manage to send off their ship again it doesn’t come backbut many people stay on their newly created space station and some even go down to the planet itself.
And when the situation is revealed, and you look back, you see that nearly every choice he made up to that point—even the seemingly very small ones—was deathly important. It’s been so long since I started the Foreigner series that I only very vaguely recall having voreigner struggle a little bit at the beginning.
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The tension between remaining loyal to the human community and getting sucked into the political tensions of an interesting alien race that could seriously benefit from a greater stream of technology was like a draft of pure clean water in comparison to so many years of ham-fisted Star Trek. For other uses of the term foreiigner, see Foreigner disambiguation.
Did Bren insult someone? I like my stories plot-driven, endless navel-gazing over the same points and ideas for pages after pages holds little interest for me. I was settling in to find out how they get out of this jam when, in the next chapter, the timeline jumps years.
I love this book, and its sequels.
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And despite my aversion to politics in real life, I actually love reading them in books — especially between humans and interesting alien species. I hadn’t read a Cherryh book for quite a while so I thought it was very appropriate to read one now, and while I’ve read this one before a long time ago, I never continued with the series due to availability issues where I lived at the time.
Biichi-gi, the atevi called it. I’m surprised that the reviews of this aren’t more tepid. Their society runs on hierarchies based on duty, but friendship and trust are notably absent.
November 13, at 9: Lost to this effort are many of the best and bravest of the crew. The cover is too tempting for me than I bought it without much thinking.