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Discontentment in utopia

Don’t Bite The Sun  (Biting The Sun, volume 1)

By Tanith Lee  

5 Oct, 2014

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


1976’s Don’t Bite the Sun is apparently the first volume in a trilogy but while the second book, Drinking Sapphire Wine, saw print in 1977, the third volume was never published. I only just discovered there was even supposed to be a third one and I have no idea what it would have been about. My copy is the first printing of the mass market paperback and I read it in a way a reader coming to it could not today, on its own and without reference to the sequel. I am going to tried hard to replicate that experience here.

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