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DragonDreamsJen’s #CBR4 Review #67 Rite of Passage by Alexi Panshin

There are books that change your life when you read them.  Books that somehow alter your perspective on the world for the better and make you feel more prepared to face the challenges in your own life, even if that novel is a work of fiction.

Rite of Passage was first published in 1968 and won the Nebula award that same year.  Written by American SF critic and author Alexi Panshin, Rite of Passage is a semi-dystopian novel about the Universe in 2198.  The Earth no longer exists, destroyed amid desperate wars and overcrowding.  Civilization is preserved aboard 7 giant ships that travel amid the hundred colony worlds that still hold the human civilization.

Discover why this is one of the books that will top my “Must Read” list forever on my BookhoardingDragon blog.

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One thought on “DragonDreamsJen’s #CBR4 Review #67 Rite of Passage by Alexi Panshin

  1. Definitely a conscious attempt to write a Heinlein-esque juvenile with a female character — something Heinlein never did…

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