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"The Waters Rising" delivers a strong, complex story that poses tough questions and demands a new look at the possibilities of the future."--Wichita Eagle "This lyrical, beautifully written novel transcends the sum of its parts to become a parable of survival and hope in hopeless times."--The Guardian "Tepper holds up a funhouse glass to customs and mores many of us take for granted. . . . She provides a good story, with sympathetic characters and plenty to think about."--Denver Post "Tepper balances pointed criticisms of our era with a calamity that appears to owe far more to Genesis than to science...the writing is slick and crafeully crafted, Xulai has plenty of pluck, and her companions possess a nearly ideal mixture of virtues, flaws, and enthusiasm for redemptive sacrifice."--Publishers Weekly "Tepper has developed a dependable following with works that have an epic fantasy feel but that ultimately reveal logically consistent scientific trappings. This work is no exception, a successful blend of dying-earth fantasy and wicked-witch fable."--Booklist ""The Waters Rising, " stands as a thoughtful allegory for environmentalism."--Iron Mountain Daily News Tepper balances pointed criticisms of our era with a calamity that appears to owe far more to Genesis than to science...the writing is slick and crafeully crafted, Xulai has plenty of pluck, and her companions possess a nearly ideal mixture of virtues, flaws, and enthusiasm for redemptive sacrifice. --Publishers Weekly" The Waters Rising delivers a strong, complex story that poses tough questions and demands a new look at the possibilities of the future. --Wichita Eagle" Full of fascinating characters and beautifully detailed settings . . . complex and multifaceted . . . As always, Locus Award-winner Tepper wields grand science fiction themes with skill, vision and a twist of black humor. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)" Tepper holds up a funhouse glass to customs and mores many of us take for granted. . . . She provides a good story, with sympathetic characters and plenty to think about. --Denver Post" This lyrical, beautifully written novel transcends the sum of its parts to become a parable of survival and hope in hopeless times. --The Guardian" Tepper has developed a dependable following with works that have an epic fantasy feel but that ultimately reveal logically consistent scientific trappings. This work is no exception, a successful blend of dying-earth fantasy and wicked-witch fable. --Booklist" "The Waters Rising, " stands as a thoughtful allegory for environmentalism. --Iron Mountain Daily News" "Full of fascinating characters and beautifully detailed settings . . . complex and multifaceted . . . As always, Locus Award-winner Tepper wields grand science fiction themes with skill, vision and a twist of black humor."--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "The Waters Rising, stands as a thoughtful allegory for environmentalism."--Iron Mountain Daily News

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