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Gabriel

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Gabriel swore he would always love her. And then he died. A decade later, when Dinah meets Ben, she is amazed to find Gabriel's penetrating eyes, his knowing smile, in a 10-year-old boy. When he says he loves her, Dinah is amused--then frightened. Because he means it. First U.S. publication.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 15th 1988 by Tor Books (first published January 1st 1987)
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Grady Hendrix
Mar 13, 2015 rated it it was ok
Who is Lisa Tuttle and why is she such a pervert? We may never find an answer to that second question. After all, what drives an author to write some of the most psychologically harrowing, squick-inducing, “find your soft places and dig in with my fingernails” mass market paperbacks of the 1980s? Why does she seem to delight in our discomfort? But maybe the answer is easy.

Why is Lisa Tuttle so perverse? It might be because her books taste better that way.

Especially this one.

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I removed the review just because. Basically. Apparently there's loads of books with the situation in this book that I didn't really like ... that was sure news to me. In a nutshell, in its entirety, I am not a fan of this book, nor am I feeling the urge to seek out her other novels. Up until the last couple chapters, before the part that made me dislike the story, the story was pretty interesting. So to be fair, awhile after I originally posted the review, I'll give it that much. My original re ...more
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(Wife of Colin Murray) aka Maria Palmer (house pseudonym).

Lisa Tuttle taught a science fiction course at the City Lit College, part of London University, and has tutored on the Arvon courses. She was residential tutor at the Clarion West SF writing workshop in Seattle, USA. She has published six novels and two short story collections. Many of her books have been translated into French and German e
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