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Dushau (Dushau Trilogy #1)

3.70  ·  Rating Details  ·  44 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paperback, 238 pages
Published May 1st 1985 by Warner Books (NY) (first published 1985)
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Apr 26, 2009 Elsi rated it really liked it
When I found Farfetch(second in a trilogy) in a bookbox, I was immediately drawn to get the other books so that I could read the entire story. I've enjoyed Lichtenberg for many years, but only knew her through her Sime-Gen stories. Fortunately, I was able to located copies of Dushau and Outreach through Paperback Swap so that I could read straight through.

Krinata is a debriefing officer employed by the Allegiency to work with the Dushau exploration teams returning from a search for habitable pla
3 1/2 stars

Dushau is a science fiction novel first published in 1985. I hope I don't sound too arrogant, but I suspect you can date this book to that decade (yes, by the cover, too :D)

It's a very nice read, but the heroine does reminds me of previous "role models" when women weren't that strong. Do not take me wrong, though, its's also refreshing to read a story in which a man and a woman are partners and are not bound by lust at first sight. Dushau is labeled a sci-fi romance, but it's probably
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Nov 10, 2010 Jaleta Clegg rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Dushau live practically forever. The Allegiancy picks them as it's scapegoat when civilization begins to crumble. Human Krinata is caught between her admiration and love of the Dushau and her loyalty to her Emperor. Dushau starts off strong, with lots of interesting aliens and tense situations. Jacqueline says in her bio that she's a big fan of Andre Norton and her writing shows it. The book is reminiscent of Norton's works while still being very original. However, the story and characters b ...more
Jan 06, 2013 Jessica rated it liked it
It felt like a romance novel for those prudish sci-fi fans.
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Jacqueline Lichtenberg is creator of the Sime~Gen Universe, primary author of Star Trek Lives!, founder of the Star Trek Welcommittee, creator of the term Intimate Adventure, winner of the Galaxy Award for Spirituality in Science Fiction and one of the first Romantic Times Awards for Best Science Fiction Novel. Her work is now in e-book form, audio-dramatization and on XM Satellite Radio. She has ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Dushau Trilogy (3 books)
  • Farfetch (Dushau Trilogy, #2)
  • Outreach (Dushau Trilogy, #3)

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