Lord’s second novel is a science fiction epic that is also a
beautifully wrought, deeply moving love story.
A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an
unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to
reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom
they are distantly related. They wish to preserve their cherished way
of life but come to discover that in order to preserve their culture,
they may have to change it forever.
|Now a man and a woman
from these two clashing societies must work together to save this
vanishing race—and end up uncovering ancient mysteries with
their mission hangs in
the balance, this unlikely team—one cool and cerebral, the other
and impulsive—just may find in each other their own destinies . .
a force that transcends all.
The Best of All Possible Worlds
by Karen Lord
Del Rey, 2013
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