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Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
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Dec 02, 2009

it was ok
bookshelves: fantasy, 2010

So the story in this book was interesting, as were a lot of the ideas. As a librarian, I of course enjoyed the problems of information storage and dissemination. However, the gender politics and chauvinistic attitudes are just icky, and I didn't find any characters to like or cheer for. Even as the main characters' attitudes towards one another changed over time, I didn't get to know them any better or care about their codependent, borderline-abusive relationship. I'm curious about how the culture handles their looming environmental crisis and how the arrival of the new cast of characters changes their technology, but not enough to continue on with the series any time soon.
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Reading Progress

December 2, 2009 – Shelved
December 2, 2009 – Shelved as: fantasy
August 5, 2010 – Started Reading
August 5, 2010 – Shelved as: 2010
August 5, 2010 –
30.0%
August 7, 2010 – Finished Reading

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