McCaffrey’s world of the Talented is as vivid as that of Pern and its dragons.”— Publishers Weekly When a freak accident furnishes solid. To Ride Pegasus, is the first novel in the Pegasus Trilogy and in The Talents Universe, the main protagonist is Henry Darrow a precog Author, Anne McCaffrey. To ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey, , Ballantine Books edition.

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Just as Henry wakes up, he grabs Molly’s arm and tells her she is going to be his wife, Molly then questions him ridd he just had a vision, he jokingly says yes. Would you ever listen to anything by Anne McCaffrey again?

Love this book and have read it, as I have read all of Anne’s books, at least a dozen times, if not more. Maybe it’s good by the standards of the ’70s? As a whole, I am saddened by this representation of beloved mccqffrey. I read this when I was much younger, and it doesn’t really hold up.

I assume the author is just super happy she used a Welsh name. This story also proves that it’s not all sweetness and light in this world. Apr 03, Graham rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like potato skins mixed with beets. And together they founded rode Centera gathering, living, and training place for their fellow Talents. Good, but can’t recommend it if you’ve read the full book. It is still readable, but just barely and with great frustration.

Her first novel, Restoree, was written as a protest against the absurd and unrealistic portrayals of women in s-f novels in the 50s and early 60s. This is two books in one. Oct 19, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing Shelves: The main character, Henry Darrow, is a “Talent”, meaning that he has psionic powers. ConalO Apr 23, This is an early work by McCaffrey published in but some parts first appeared in Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


As alien influence fades, the people of Botany must decide what kind of world they will become. Scientific proof that parapsychic talent exists. The reactions of people, the sort of double standards, fear and lawsuits that are inevitable, not to mention trying to be taken seriously. It’s like someone printed a few sentences on an index card, then continued until the whole book was on hundreds of index cards.

The plot often happens in dialog, meaning that most of these stories could easily convert into radio plays with relative ease. Otherwise, it’s definitely past its ‘best before’ date. The further back I go since I last read them, the more I get pegaus these re-reads. Books by Anne McCaffrey. Since I loved McCaffrey’s Pern series greatly, this book was quite a let down. Senator Zeusman will do everything possible to prevent the Talents from being legally protected as well as they never mention Talents on legal bills again.

Molly, Charity, Barbara, Dorotea, Amalda – they are the Talents – an elite cadre that have stepped out of the ordinary human race to enter their own! As much as I harp on the writing, the concepts behind the writing are very interesting, if a little dissonant. Daffyd can sense the awkwardness and assures Ruth that he will inform her of his review of her file the next day, when Ruth gets into the elevator ;egasus Joel she tells him she is on her lunch break, and Joel says that he is as well; the doors close as Daffyd once again tells Joel that he looks ill and works too hard.

The writing style is very dated at this point. And then somebody threw them all up in the air. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Views Read Edit View history. Customers who bought this item also bought. Add to Your books. And they’re in charge of the minds of all the women. This mind control stuff is mccaffeey.

In the land of Pern, Aramina’s family is known as the “holdless,” nomads who roam the land to hide from bandits. From the Inside Flap They were four extroardinary women who read minds, healed bodies, diverted disasters, foretold the future–and became pariahs in their own land. Expanded Edition Star Wars. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


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Maybe it was cool then that a woman was writing popular SF at all, even mvcaffrey it’s full of paternalistic ca I’m not even sure what I just read, and I don’t want any more of it.

Jul 13, Searcy rated it really liked it Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping. We’ll find our bridle, I think, with time and training and more practice at riding”.

Get to Know Us. But when an extraordinary man with no measurable Talents appears, Rhyssa suddenly realizes that she will need to reassess the potential of all Talentkind. This is my Anne McCaffrey summer. She brings a world and people to life with a minimum of description that is a perfect balance between describing what she sees and allowing the reader to paint their own version of the same picture, letting imagination fly.

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I was having a crummy night and needed something that I knew would make me feel better. The condescension and manipulation of women for their own good, of course by the male leaders got old very quickly, as did the constant use of the word “ethnic” what ethnicity was never specified – they were just “ethnic”. The bad news is that mccxffrey description pegasua descends into mush. In later years, and possibly as a result of changing social expectations, I find her characters decreasingly engaging, which is a hell of a shame as the concepts underlying many of her stories are worth attention.

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