Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. Found in a survival pod in space by prospectors, the infant Acorna soon exhibits the ability to analyze deficiencies in . Автор: Scarborough Elizabeth, Книга: Acorna: The Unicorn Girl, Жанр: фэнтези. The vein of invention McCaffrey worked so effectively in her Pern series seems to have been exhausted. Collaborating again with Ball (after Partnership).

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Lacking the resources to return to base and unable to return to work before the mission is complete Gill, Calum, and Rafik end up adopting the lone toddler.

She married in and had three children: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The younger Kendoro sister, Mercy ‘has an advanced degree in linear systems optimisation theory’. All her books are great. Crystal Singer Killashandra Crystal Line Anne McCaffrey once again is able to create a world that is easily understandable, with characters you can identify with.

Acorna: The Unicorn Girl

Read more Read less. My biggest fault with the story is that it fails on the tone level, varying the tone wildly, and that tone often being at odds with the events that are occurring in the story.

As far as I can remember there is no horrible language and the scary parts are something most teens can handle easily. Ball cover the issues well and made a good story. Acorna is an interesting character, though you need to just ignore the cover since the artist doesn’t do her justice.

Sep 29, Douglas Milewski rated it it was ok. His appearance is variously described as large, red-haired and straightforward in manner. It’s too bad the story didn’t start with them at the beginning, I might have enjoyed the book better if it had.

While he snores peacefully, Rafik removes the holographic skimmer key and port pass from amongst his uncle’s robes so that they can return to their renamed wcorna. He is recognised by Li to be a ‘source of much local knowledge and gossip’. Oldest of the Kendoro siblings, Judit won a scholarship and escaped the barrios of Kezdet to attend university. The fir This is a re-read of a series Thf first picked up in my early teens and have re-read a couple of times since. There are a couple of people who appear to vaguely like each other and in the end maybe move in together or get married or something with no actual development leading into this.


Acorna The Unicorn Girl – Free the People

Inside is an alien youngling, with silver hair and a small horn on her forehead. Xcorna and beaten, the children are afraid of ‘Old Black’, the mythological demon of ‘Below’ who makes children sick and the very real ‘Piper’, a wealthy man in league with the ‘Didis’, procuresses for Kezdet’s brothels.

Multilinguial and well-educated, Li inherited his family fortune and is head of the Li Consortium. It’s badly written and badly structured, with constant POV changes, often from one paragraph to the next, a plodding pace, and a complete lack of rising action or unicirn.

Refresh and try again. And yet, Anne McCaffrey decided to yirl about more prophets, etc into her story to add to our religion. The miners are horrified by Glatt’s denial of Acorna’s alien status and insistence that their ward is a retarded, deformed human in need of specialised care, with a potential future as a menial worker in a sheltered workshop.

Acorna: The Unicorn Girl by Anne McCaffrey; Margaret Ball – FictionDB

I struggle to put this novel into sensible thd, mostly because the writers failed to create a novel using sensible words. Luckily, I’ve been collecting the Kindle versions of Anne’s treasures. It’s beautifully written and features such charming characters. Lists with This Book. The major drawbacks with this book are found mid-way through as it tends to jump focus between several characters.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Acorna’s boyfriend finds a way to travel back in time and he tries to change history so that he is never captured by the khleevi and tortured can’t really blame the guy acorma still meanwhile while doing this he somehow traps acorna in a time loop so that she isn’t in the past with him or in the present with everyone else but somewhere else altogether. After that I never really could get into the story, though it did have its good moments, especially after the group came to Kezdet and things started to pick up with the introduction of the slave children.


When Li learns of Acorna’s action, he identifies her as a ki-lin, legendary beings revered in Li’s culture yhe asks Pal to bring the Uhuru and its crew to Kezdet. The rescued children are pleased, rather than traumatised, by this event and the settlement of the Moon Base goes ahead, albeit now at Li’s expense. The Quran is perfection, never having changed since it’s revelation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The following is not an exhaustive list, but highlights the major players in this story.

I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a movie based on the Pern books scheduled to come out sometime in the next few years. Showing of 23 reviews. Acorna finds out that there’s much more to her world than she or anyone else had imagined.

Okay, this is going to be of a review for the entire series of Acorna books because, well, there are alot of them and I would get carpal tunnel if I wrote an individual review of each book. I suppose it would be disappointing if you had any reason to care about any of these people? See all free Kindle reading apps. But Acorna is not about to let that continue without a fight, and she vows to free every last child on the planet.