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The story is a basic tale of political plottings and overthrows, set in another galaxy with slightly alien tech that is described in old tech vernacular.

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She witnesses all sorts of horrific sights in what amounts to a human abattoir which sends her into deep shock. Doona Catteni, or Freedom Petaybee. Together they escape and set out to save Lothar from political enemies and all the human worlds from the Mil.

Sara, a country girl living in New York City, is kidnapped by aliens intent on stocking their larder. They’re never described, beyond being giant and prone to dissolving to jelly and stinking to high heaven when killed. Another thing that has improved a lot since the 60’s is the cover.

“Restoree” by Anne McCaffrey

Next time I do, I will write a much better review. It was pure escapist fun, and had the added bonus of clearly being an example of a strong independent heroine- Anne McCaffrey had said so.

There just isn’t much tension. I remember being thrilled with this book when I first read it in the early 80s. This was actually a reread.

Sep 04, Olethros rated it liked it. The Masterharper of Pern. For the first part of the book I was completely captivated as Sara becomes more aware of her surroundings and the man she is caring for, and then as she and Harlan escape from a sanitarium and travel to relative safety. My mother first introduced me to Anne McCaffrey when I was around 11 or 12 and Restoree has always been one of my favourites.


Delivered to the Aliens. I also wanted to know more about what restoere hell the Mil actually were. I would have anne to see a sequel to thi Considering it’s the first novel from Grand Dame Anne McCaffrey it’s one of those books that you just have to read, especially if Pern books were what got you hooked on the genre as a kid.

Mccaffrsy first read this as a teenager in the ’80’s. Preview — Restoree by Anne McCaffrey. Way too much time is devoted to things like hatching a scheme for Sara to infiltrate the palace—a plan that is almost immediately scrapped, after it’s been mapped out in great detail over five or six pages—or to Sara expressing dismay over certain people or events while everyone around her says, “Nah, don’t mccaffrrey about it.

This novel is an oldie, but goody. Comments make me happy! Controlled by brutal guards and tamed by terror, she could not comprehend her role as a nurse for a man who appeared to be an idiot.

The willy nilly aspect led to me buying more than a couple of books not in the Pern universe. It wasn’t until I was maybe a dozen pages from the end when I finally started to get a sense for where the story was going or have some investment in what was going to happen or what was not.

May 20, Susan rated it really liked it Shelves: The majority of the book deals with the Regent, a man named Harlan, and Sara trying to escape and right the plot that put Harlan into a drugged stupor under Sara’s care. There is some plastic-surgery kind of experimentation, but it’s very light.

Woman is abducted by aliens and finds herself in new bod This was Anne McCaffrey’s first book, and still in print after fifty years. She withholds the drugged food and he comes back to his senses revealing himself to be the Lord Harlan formerly regent of Lothar, the world they are on, and a victim of vicious political intrigue.


Considering it’s the first novel from Grand Dame Anne McCaffrey it’s one of those books that you just have to read, especially if Pern books were what got you hooked on the genre as a kid. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

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Goddess with a Blade. The Ship Who Searched. But these segments only fill a few dozen pages. She is careful not to let on that she is conscious and can think for herself again. I guess my tastes have changed because while I liked this book, I kept wishing for more. Along with plenty of blushing in response to grinning.

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Oh and she loves to eat. This doesn’t have the awesome world building that make her Pern Dragon books, or her Crystal books, or her Ship books special. Still a good read. I think k we’ve come far enough now that the hero could be present in a book written by a woman and the book would still be labeled science fiction rather than romance, and jccaffrey heroine can be seen as an independent person. Who is a virgin, stunningly beautiful, falls in love during her first kiss, and later is sexually “claimed” by her man.