"A powerful and complex cautionary tale as timely as it is entertaining. Grand-scale storytelling with personal immediacy, a good choice for most sf collections."
"This is a wonderful planet, and the alien Sawl culture is interesting and contains hidden depths [...] The science fiction mystery has fascinating answers, but it’s the human conflict that drives the book and lifts it out of the ordinary."
"If you're looking for science fiction that is truly able to transport you to another world and show you how very everyday characters react to that world, LEAR'S DAUGHTERS is absolutely a must read."
“I loved Kellogg’s LEAR'S DAUGHTERS duology […] Kellogg does a marvelous job of creating complex individuals, male and female, within complex societies.”
Feminist Bookstore News
“A spellbinding duet of novels. I couldn’t put these books down.”
Susan Dworkin, author of Desperately Seeking Susan
“It was simply not possible to go on with my life until I knew what happened to Susannah and Stavros […] her evocation of a loving people living on a planet at war with itself was totally absorbing. I loved the heroes, I hated the villains, and the right man got the right woman when it was all over. What else is there to want?”
Marsha Norman, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Night Mother
Awards & Accolades
SF Book Club, BOMC2, and Scientific American Book Club selections