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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. She gradually comes back to herself to find restore has been physically transformed into a much more lovely form and is being employed as caretaker to an attractively ugly man apparently suffering from some kind mental illness.

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Sep 29, Peter Dunn rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I mcfaffrey read Ms. It’s especially bad whenever the romantic interest is anywhere near our heroine.

I’m still not sure what exactly a restoree is or why she’s always hungry, and some restoreee are a bit cheesy, ugly Good thing that kindle books do not show the cover to full effect. The protagonist is a young woman, Sara, whose unremarkable and not very happy life is interrupted by a nightmarish Alien kidnapping that sends her into an amnesiac fugue state.

The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey. I guess my tastes have changed because while I liked this book, I kept wishing for more. The Dragonriders of Pern. I think the main issue I had with Restoree is that it’s kind of directionless, and for a short, page book, it really nane and meanders and takes forever getting to the stuff that really matters to the reader.

And the plot is rollicking, even if you do have to do a helluva lot of suspending disbelief All the Weyrs of Pern. I liked the main characters and found the alien culture interesting and understandable as I was seeing it through Sara’s eyes and she was from Earth.


As an act of self-preservation she maintains her facade of witlessness until she discovers that there is a sinister purpose for her state and that of her ward, so she hatches a desperate plan to escape the situation and in the process discovers that the man she’s been attending to is the Regent of a faraway planet. I read this several decades ago but remember little about it. Refresh and try again. A lot in the plot is pretty creaky. Along with plenty of blushing in response to grinning.

A snne Sara realizes she is on an entirely different planet and that the man she is tending is being deliberately drugged. When she starts coming to, she finds herself playing the role of a mindless servant who is nursing a man at a mental institution. Reading it again now, I became aware of two things. At Mccaffrej, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

I also wanted to know more about what the nane the Mil actually were. In mxcaffrey ways it’s dated.

As always Anne McCaffrey delivered a fantastic story with a somewhat unusual concept. This will be my 3rd go around of this book.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Restoree is a science fiction novel by American nane Anne McCaffreyher first book published. This was actually a reread.

Snowed in with the Alien Warlord. The Dolphins of Pern. As such, it’s more fascinating than it is as a novel!

“Restoree” by Anne McCaffrey

There was a sudden stench of a dead sea creature. The relationship between Sara and Harlan is like something out of a vintage romance novel, except that Sara has skills and talents and is a competent human being. Whiplash – a 20th century woman suddenly turns into a 19th century style maiden — even down to having a fainting fit.

The willy nilly aspect led to me buying more than a couple of books not in the Pern universe. However, this story just didn’t ring my bell like most of hers do. Did it feel a bit dated? Torn from Earth by a bizarre and nameless black force, Sara had no idea where she was or why she was in a beautiful new body.


Restoree by Anne McCaffrey

Nov 07, Carolyn F. The Renegades of Pern. Together they escape and set out restotee save Lothar from political enemies and all the human worlds from the Mil. Closer to the Chest. Additionally, the key plot point of Restoration and Sara being a Restoree is hinted at throughout but isn’t really explained until very late in the book at which point all the fears about it that Harlan hints at end up being more or less unfounded which cheapens a lot of the tension that propels the book forward, such that it is.

I can’t believe this book was anbe in because except for a few small things it felt like a modern sci-fi book.

Sara is walking restoref Central Park one minute, then the next minute she is nursemaid to a nearly catatonic man restoee a different planet, with her memories of the events in between hazy. Women are expected to bear children and men are ridiculed for being virgins seems pretty close to a s mentality. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain restorde or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

The edition I read was, I think, the first paperback edition. Why is an out of print book so expensive as an e reader? The Lotharians have been fighting the Mil for a long time, but their society went from your run-of-the-mill medieval barbarian society to stealing Mill spacecraft. But did I enjoy it?

A Gift of Dragons. I was right to do so.