Synopses & Reviews
A legend among sci-fi readers, C. J. Cherryh
's Union-Alliance novels, while separate and complete in themselves, are part of a much larger tapestrya future history spanning 5,000 years of human civilization.
Here is the 20th anniversary edition of Downbelow Station, the book that won Cherryh a Hugo Award for Best novel in 1982. A blockbuster space opera of the rebellion between Earth and its far-flung colonies, it is a classic science fiction masterwork.
"Cherryh tantalizes our minds...captures our hearts and involves us completely...a consistently thoughtful and entertaining writer."Publisher's Weekly
"Satisfying and rewarding."Analog
Winner of the 1982 Hugo Award for Best Novel, Cherryh's blockbuster space opera of the rebellion between Earth and its far-flung colonies is reissued in this commemorative 20th anniversary edition. Includes a special introduction by the author.
About the Author
C. J. Cherryh planned to write since the age of ten. When she was older, she learned to use a type writer while triple-majoring in Classics, Latin and Greek. At 33, she signed over her first three books to DAW and has worked with DAW ever since. She can be found at cherryh.com.