Author: Zenna Henderson

Genre: Science Fiction

Year: 1961

Rating: 6 of 10

This book was fun but not my cup of tea. While billed as science fiction I felt that it read more as a fantasy novel, evoking magic rather than science. I enjoyed how the book was set up as a series of oral histories, slowly unfolding what is happening almost as an epistolary, but that being said it was a little on the slow side. What I did like about this book is that it all took place in rural settings, almost in the vein of Clifford Simak. There isn’t enough pastoral science fiction out there, and one can tire of cities and futuristic settings.


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