reviewed Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Elder Race (EBook, 2021, Tom Doherty Associates) 4 stars

Lynesse is the lowly Fourth Daughter of the queen, and always getting in the way. …

Good, almost great

4 stars

This was a good, quick read that had some interesting ideas. I wish it had explored some of those ideas a little more deeply, but then it may have overstayed its welcome.

Obvious comparisons to LeGuin's Rocannon's World , but it's different enough I didn't find myself thinking I should've just reread that instead.