fiction science fiction adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

256 pages | first published 1958

Description

Father Ruiz-Sanchez is a dedicated man--a priest who is also a scientist, and a scientist who is also a human being. He has found no insoluble conflicts in his beliefs or his ethics . . . until he is sent to Lithia. There he comes upon a race of a...
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Community Reviews

summary of 110 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

challenging 66%
reflective 66%
dark 33%
tense 33%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Average rating

3.27