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Regenesis

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Sections of Regenesis have appeared previously in Analog: "Blood Relations" (June 1992), "Ice Nights" (October 1992),"Tide of Stars" (January 1995), and "The Human Animal" (April 1995). They have been revised for this edition.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 1st 1995 by Ace
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Emily
Mar 08, 2011 Emily rated it really liked it
Judging from the front cover art and the back cover blurb, I had assumed this book would be about HOW people were able to move animals from earth to other planets and thus save them from extinction. This is decidedly not the case. All of the action in this book, which is actually four novellas, takes place after this has happened. Rahel Tovin is sort of a troubleshooter for the organization that keeps track of and studies the animals, Noah's Ark. The four stories follow her on assignments involv ...more
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Nov 23, 2012 Victoria Gaile rated it really liked it
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This is a collection of short stories loosely linked into a story arc, all featuring the same protagonist: a field agent from Noah's Ark who likes animals a whole lot better than she likes people.

The stories are science fiction that involve (mostly alien) biology and ecological processes, along with an element of political intrigue that increases as the stories progress. The protagonist is a good strong female character that I find likable despite (or because of?) how unsociable she is.

Also, th
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Craig
Mar 28, 2013 Craig rated it really liked it
This is a fix-up novel comprised of four stories first published in ANALOG. The premise is original, and the science is presented convincingly. The main character is perversely likable due to being so unlikable, much as George R.R. Martin is famous for achieving, and this is a volume worth searching out, especially so for animal lovers.
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Feb 16, 2010 Jennifer Connolly rated it it was ok
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This book wasn't what I was expecting. I thought it was going to be a novel, but instead it's a series of short stories held together by the protagonist. Unfortunately, she's completely unlikeable. The stories are serviceable, but that's about it.
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Julia Ecklar (born 1964) is a John W. Campbell-award winning science fiction author and a singer and writer of filk music who recorded numerous albums in the Off Centaur label in the early 1980s, including Minus Ten and Counting, Horse-Tamer's Daughter, and Genesis. Her Divine Intervention album released in 1986 was the first filk release to combine the lyrical elements of filk music with orchestr ...more
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