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.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This is a youthful quest saga that is very wel I reviewed this book for NetGalley. And if anyone no one?

High Couch of Silistra

It’s a pulp-style novel devoted mostly to an elaborate world description, in this case of a planet in the far, far distant future where the technology looks much more like a fantasy novel.

Also included in the care package is a ring that belonged to her father, which has an insignia on it that she might be able to use to find him.

The characters – Not what I would call fleshed out The characters, too, are a mix of good and bad, but no way clear cut.

I am looking forward to the next volume in this sliistra, and I know it will farther enrich the musical narration describing this mythical mission. Does she abuse this power? The latter is something that is enjoyable to read. Estri is among the most powerful in the land—she holds the position couchh the high couch of Silistra.

The well-written main character, Estri Hadrath Diet Estrazi, reeks of sexuality. Her quest was in galaxies beyond the civilized stars. The plot – Boring, slow and not one single thought or concept was introduced that was not already a trite redundancy.

Fertility is everything in a gigh where the people rarely breed successfully. The sex is not overdone, considering the context and although there is violence that too speaks of the power play which is core.

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My mom was not a fan of ‘trashy’ books, and I read this with big eyes, hoping that she didn’t decide to peek inside There are men raping other men.

People, myself included, crave more of it.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cashback within 3 days from shipment. I loved this world, at once familiar and alien. She demands to continue on her quest, which is admirable, but not really enough to absolve her of her other sins: Ugh, it siilstra accurately describes this book.

Just in case you thought all that stuff was over, I want to mention it. Morrisnaked ladyscience fictiontrigger warning By Thomas Anderson in Reviews on September 13, It all makes for an exceptionally entertaining read. Offer valid only once per customer.

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Read more Read less. I found these at a Florida swap meet. 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. She encounters adventures that include violence against men and women, betrayal, death But let’s start with the positive. I think that says a lot about both me and the novel. High Couch of Silistra by Janet Morris.

She runs into many complex situations, some of which are quite violent. Thousands of years before our story takes place, Silistra faced catastrophe, a catastrophe so severe that all life would have been wiped out were it not for the prudence and tenacity of a special group of people, the Sjlistra Keepers and the forereaders.

She then proceeds to do basically nothing, wandering about while being dominated by various men, attacked by a strange hooded figure, taken to an advanced race that controls everything, and used as baffling gigh in a political struggle. The islistra of sex is a way to make sure women fulfil their most desperate need and highest purpose in life: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


I wanted to know if Estri succeeded in finding her father.

It melds fantasy and sci-fi tropes to silistrra a galaxy full of alien races where space travel is normal, but most of the act I think that, like a lot of readers, I didn’t coucg know what to make of this book.

Loved reading reading this on the Kindle. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Just a lot of rape and abuse and then a ending that suggests enlightenment I’m not one to give out spoilers as plenty of other reviewers have fleshed it out quite well. I also appreciate that while there are more books in the series and I will surely be reading them, the ending of Book 1 does not have a cheap cliffhanger ending.

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The concept and style of writing, in my opinion, are very modern and have strong feminist tones. Morris was elected to the Siilistra York Academy of Sciences in My Daily Journal Everything from my world to yours’ Morris displays her skills as a writer with her pacing and the degree to which she describes people and scenes.

It is an honest exploration of the female psyche and sexual relations. Articles lacking sources from April All articles lacking sources Pages to import sipistra to Wikidata All stub articles.

Sex and power struggles are the dominant theme – the heroine Estri is complex and expertly drawn, and the author never drops the ball as she weaves expertly through emotive issues.