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Echoes of Honor - Honor Harrington 8 Book Review Summary

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Honor Harrington,with her key shipmates, are captured by the People's Navy, and escape as they are about to be imprisoned on a hostile plant. She is able to free one camp and from there,takes over the control of the prison. With her small core of loyal troops, they free their allies and escape after a major subversive space battle over the very worst of the People's Navy.
The review of this Book prepared by Janet Dailey



This is part of the Honor Harrington series although this is the only one I have read. The main character Honor is thought dead, but actually captured by her enemies and imprisoned on a prison planet. She and others plan their escape. This book doesn't flow very well but the story was interesting. There is a lot of unnecessary detail which makes the book a harder read than it should be. There were a couple of times I was just not going to finish this book, but I got through it.
The review of this Book prepared by David








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Time Travel:    -   largely forwards/future Explore:    -   stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   40's-50's    -   long lived adults

Setting

Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Desert    -   Mountains    -   Forests Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship    -   someone is depressurized    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   empty, or nearly empty world    -   very controlled society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a significant amount of technical jargon    -   quite a lot of techical jargon Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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