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5.0 out of 5 stars Alternative realities
Two characters, two completely different lives. This book examines what happens when the two men swap places where one lives in a Matriarchy where he is to be sacraficed and the other is a slave. They are each other in different worlds and their swapping places changes their worlds forever.
Published on 27 April 2002

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3.0 out of 5 stars A grown up book for children
I read this book when I was seven, and since then it has haunted me - the premise is simple, a case of mistaken identity, but only Dekteon, an outsider, knows of the mistake. From his new position he confronts the belief system of a dangerous land.
It is a book for children, but one which challenges adults' perceptions of many things, beginning with...
Published on 9 Nov. 2001


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3.0 out of 5 stars A grown up book for children, 9 Nov. 2001
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I read this book when I was seven, and since then it has haunted me - the premise is simple, a case of mistaken identity, but only Dekteon, an outsider, knows of the mistake. From his new position he confronts the belief system of a dangerous land.
It is a book for children, but one which challenges adults' perceptions of many things, beginning with 'tradition'.
Without spoiling the plot, I can say it is a book which helped me to address tricky problems by thinking through them. "Hmmm, what would Dekteon do?"
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5.0 out of 5 stars Alternative realities, 27 April 2002
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This review is from: East of Midnight (Paperback)
Two characters, two completely different lives. This book examines what happens when the two men swap places where one lives in a Matriarchy where he is to be sacraficed and the other is a slave. They are each other in different worlds and their swapping places changes their worlds forever.
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