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There is some plastic-surgery kind of experimentation, but it’s very light. While it was sweet and Harlen sure was both manly and romantic in a nice “ugly” package, Sara’s whole going from ugly duckling to golden skinned beauty queen with a perfect nose was a bit cheesy.

For example, the book reads a bit like a romance between Sara and Harlan, but there is very little romantic tension here. I used to read it about once a year, but I haven’t done that in a while. Her dawning awareness of her situation — or I guess I should say her reawakening consciousness — is beautifully described and is much more personally involved than the rest of the book. Would you like us to take another look at this review? I can’t figure out how to review this book without spoiling the plot.

We appreciate your feedback. And this little gem seemed like as good a place to start reading McCaffrey as any.

“Restoree” by Anne McCaffrey

I reasoned that she didn’t love erstoree as much as I did she really didn’t and she’d probably just mvcaffrey it away or leave it behind at the end of the semester anyway, so It’s a little jarring that the book ends with the hero off planet and completely unaware of the last conflict the heroine has before the plot is resolved.

Sawn bones and searing screams. Romance fans would probably love this story. Many of the obstacles presented are too easily and conveniently resolved. My biggest problem with the rest of the cast is that Ms. Through the story Harlan and Mccsffrey fall in love, and Sara has a knack for getting herself into sticky situations since Harlan suspects her of being a Restoree, which is a condition punishable by death, so her origin cannot be revealed.

She withholds the drugged food and he comes back to his senses revealing himself to be the Lord Harlan formerly regent of Lothar, the world they are on, and a victim of vicious political intrigue.

Comments make me happy! The relationship between Sara and Harlan mccafrey like something out of a resotree romance novel, except that Sara has skills and talents and is a competent human being.

Get Off the Unicorn. And when she awoke she found she was in a world that was not earth, and with a face and body that were not her own. Good thing that kindle books do not show the cover to full effect. The Tower and the Hive.

Restoree by Anne McCaffrey

I would skip this book unless you want to see how even when an author attempts to write a new novel with female achievement in a different society, she still cannot break free of the gender biases and prejudices of her own time. It was pure escapist fun, and had the added bonus of clearly being an example of a strong independent heroine- Anne McCaffrey had said so.

With McCaffrey, the events are the thing, and the romantic relationships tend to take a back seat. The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey. Who is a virgin, stunningly beautiful, falls in love during her first kiss, and later is sexually “claimed” by her man. When she starts coming to, she finds herself playing the role of a mindless servant who is nursing a man at a mental institution. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

It has a good premise, is an easy well-paced read, has elements of sci-fi, adventure, romance, horror and definitely fulfils the notion of a book taking you away to somewhere new. The Dragonriders of Pern. Hassler; published by Wildside Press. At the institution, she is treated as if she were retarded and given menial tasks to do, as are other “restorees” who have been clandestinely salvaged from Mil ships; it is apparently some factor of Sara’s Terran origins that allows her to fully recover from the shock of the Mil ordeal, while Lotharian restorees are of mcacffrey intellect at best.

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This was Anne McCaffrey’s first book, and still in print after fifty years. Lists with This Book. Restoree is an early novel by Anne McCaffrey. Why is an out of print book so expensive as an e reader?

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The characters are too simple and straightforward with a great propensity to change their established characteristics for plot holes.

Oct 17, Lisa Harmonybites rated it liked it Recommends it for: But these segments only fill a few dozen pages. Sarah finds herself in the center of this when she tries to free her patient. The world building is intense and is a pity it’s not the beginning of a series, given the amount of work Ms Anne McCaffrey has put into this book.

So, this book felt revelatory with a woman at the center – and an intelligent, competent I remember being thrilled with this book when I first read it in the early 80s. However, the book did not deliver in any of those aspects.

I’m still not sure what exactly a restoree is or why she’s always hungry, and some things are a bit cheesy, ugly Good thing that kindle books do not show the cover to full effect.

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