Raising The Stones (S.F. Masterworks)

June 14, 2021
Raising The Stones (S.F. Masterworks)

A moving, compulsive science fiction novel from one ofthe best writers in the fieldWhen the human settlers arrived on Hobbs Land, the nativeintelligent species, the Owlbrit, were already almost extinct.Before the last one died, a few years later, the humans had learneda little of their language, their ideas and their religion. Itseemed the natural thing for the settlers to maintain the lastOwlbrit temple, with the strange statue that was its God. When thatGod died - disintegrating overnight - it seemed equally natural tostart preparing its replacement.Maire Manone came to Hobbs Land to escape the harsh patriarchalreligion of Voorstod, but Voorstod hasn't forgotten her - orforgiven her. But the men who arrive on Hobbs Land to find andreturn Maire to her homeland haven't taken Hobbs Land's God intoaccount ...