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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    novel, most and first.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 39.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 1,003 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jan 22 2020.
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Awesome plot and setting

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What would contact with an alien civilization be like? This book presents an excellent story of how contact can be fraught with...  Read More

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Interesting premise. Gripping read.

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Not enough review data to provide meaningful insight.


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Sometimes i thought emilio’s character was disjointed.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Him being a linguist didn’t always fit.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The fictional world of rakhat and it’s inhabitants is mesmerizing.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The story gripped me immediately, the science fiction aspects were engrossing while being accessible to those not accustomed to the genre, and the theological and philosophical questions played out in the human drama of the characters will stick with you.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Not for the overly sensitive.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There were moments of deep tragedy and violence that are upsetting.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    At first it seemed like an unlikely group for first contact.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However, it is not the military of any nation that undertakes this mission but a group of jesuit missionaries and scientists.

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