Hello Summer, Goodbye


Book Format: Paperback
Book Publisher: Drugstore Indian Press
Publication Year: 2014
Book ISBN: 9781848637757
Book Condition: Very Good

Ascience fiction novel that offers an unusually sympathetic portrayal of an alien race on a very strange planet. A fear of cold which is embedded in the race consciousness plays a significant part in the story, together with the semi-sentient lorin and other creatures.

The protagonist is a precocious youth, Alika-Drove, whom Coney manages nonetheless to make engaging through Drove's struggles with the forces around him. In the story, Drove learns about his world, about what drives the adults of his species to make the choices they do, he falls in love, and he grows up.