Book Reviews of Northshore (Awakeners, Bk 1)

Northshore (Awakeners, Bk 1)
Northshore - Awakeners, Bk 1
Author: Sheri S. Tepper
ISBN-13: 9780812556179
ISBN-10: 0812556178
Publication Date: 4/1988
Pages: 248
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Rich, detailed, involving, emotional. Excellent read., April 16, 1999
Reviewer: Auliya "An Avid Reader" (Austin, TX USA)

I couldn't put this book down. It's so well-conceived, the characters are accessible and interesting, the story was multi-faceted and solemn. I'm not sure Amazon.Com will know to recommend this to you, but if you love in-depth stories with characters you come to know, in political and social situations that are captivating and real-seeming, you should not only read "The Awakeners" but you should also consider Richard Adams lesser-known book "Maia" for a similarly involving, detailed story. I highly recommend both books!

A wonderful surprise from a great author, December 29, 1999
Reviewer: Kimberly Taylor "Mad Scientist" (Madison, WI USA) - See all my reviews

I've been a great fan of Sheri S. Tepper's for years, but somehow I missed this book, perhaps because it was published before I started her books. I'm glad I finally found it! Ms. Tepper is one of the few authors whose work seems to be deteriorating with time; the quality of her books have been going downhill since "Gibbon's Decline and Fall". But this is vintage Tepper: a great plot, compelling and interesting characters and even a message about the nature of humans. Don't miss this one!