Hello Summer, Goodbye
|Author:||Michael G. Coney
PS Publishing, 2007
Tesseract Books, 1990
Pan Books, 1978
Science Fiction Book Club, 1976
DAW Books, 1975
|Series:||Pallahaxi: Book 1|
1. Hello Summer, Goodbye
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alternate title: Rax
First published in 1975, Hello Summer, Goodbye is a minor classic of the SF field.
Set on a planet whose elliptical orbit creates intense summers and long, cold winters, it tells of the love between Drove and the girl Pallahaxi-Browneyes, whose affair is set against civil war and the dread approach of winter. It's also a brilliant depiction of an alien world, with bizarre tidal effects and even stranger native creatures. As Coney states in the Author's Note: "This is a love story, and a science-fiction story, and more besides." It's also a beautifully-written, lyrical adventure story with one of the finest closing lines in the genre.
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