High Couch of Silistra (The Silistra Quartet) (Volume 1) [Janet Morris] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One woman’s mythic search for. Long ago the human colonists of Silistra waged a war so vicious that centuries later the planet has not recovered. Men and women alike suffer from infertility– the. I’m not sure what possessed me to put this on my want list. It’s a pulp-style novel devoted mostly to an elaborate world description, in this case.

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Review: High Couch of Silistra by Janet E. Morris

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I wish I could say why it works so well for Middle-Earth and silistrx it fails so hard for so many other authors. Her sensuality was at the core of her world, her quest beyond the civilized stars. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

On her three hundredth birthday, she receives a silver cube containing a holographic message from her mother who died when Estri was born. She is an aristocrat who becomes and outcast, then a slave, then a hiyh.

The hook is that the main character, the first-person narrator, is a prostitute of a sort.

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She knew I liked fantasy, and came home with a random selection of paperbacks Morris starts the book with a map of the world she is writing about. Beware of one who is not as he seems. Product details File Size: Biology defines society, and women hold power, for they are silistraa child bearers.

When her mother dies, she lays an obligation on her to find her father. More importantly though is that the map looks like something that would be included at the beginning of Lord of the Rings.



I think that says a lot about both me and the novel. There are some very complex scenes, where the protagonist is essentially raped these moments are not given in graphic detail, but are merely plot elements. And then the rape but not really, then the real rape, then the degradation but she’s enjoying it, I just can’t take it.

Erotic because of the sex and the way it is described.

Review – High Couch of Silistra – Janet Morris – Sci-fi

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She is off to find her father, an outworlder, and discover her destiny. Somehow, Janet Morris manages to write all this erotic-infused adventure in an intellectual, almost dispassionate voice. I was really hoping for a book that lives up to its reputation of featuring prostitution in a new light, but this book doesn’t. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Does she abuse this power? It won’t please haters of any sort: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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This site uses cookies. The story is sexual in nature and cleverly analyses human behaviour, both good and bad. Most of it is consensual, but there are parts of this book that warrant a trigger warning, so let me just throw that out there right now.

Sep 28, Deborah McClatchey rated it it was amazing. Turn your book into a movie and get it seen by s of people. The book has about twenty pages left at this point. Or get a transcript video of your novel performed by professional actors. As Well Keepress she is much sought after, and highly skilled, but she is also teacher, student, lover, friend, fighter, diplomat, businesswoman, a slave, mistress and so much more.


This is not a book for kids or for readers looking for a simple, pulp-action space adventure.

Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Product details Mass Market Paperback Publisher: There are three other books in the Silistra Quartet series.

Get to Know Us. This is important because it lets the reader know they are in for a serious story that is on par with the classic epics, and Morris does slistra disappoint. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. The world building – Usually the best part of fantasy However, I feel that this book is even more important than “The Handmaid’s Tale.

I am not here to convince you of anything, I am just sharing my personal experiences. August 14, at 7: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? You are commenting using cohch Facebook account. This is a book for intelligent people who like a rollicking, challenging adventure that explores all the facets of power and interpersonal relationships. The ending of the story left me wanting more, thus I have added the next book in the series to my ‘Christmas-to-read-list’.