Customer Reviews for

Wraeththu (Wraeththu Series #1-3)

Average Rating 4.5
( 16 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 4 review with 4 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted June 20, 2009

    more from this reviewer


    Wow was this different from what I expected! I thought it would be more like Lord of the Rings with some mythical imagery but still within my comfort zone. I was not prepared to deal with the whole androgynous, male/female, heterosexual/homosexual underlying message of the book. The storyline is one message about change and redemption, but under that there is a deeper message about sexuality at its basic core. The characters literally can be male and female and procreate as needed in either form. The human race is almost extinct and the female woman is no longer needed as the new race now has both male and female characteristics. It was a very interesting book and although the underlying message was disturbing to me personally it kept me riveted to the book and to the characters and I felt compassion and empathy for the journeys they undertook in the book to finding themselves. I found it though very difficult to explain to others what the book was about and almost embarrassed to tell anyone what I was reading due to the content as it sometimes seemed pornographic in I would recommend this book if you want to be challenged in your views about how you think about sexuality and our roles as males and females as this book definitely smashes those roles into the ground.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted November 1, 2008

    more from this reviewer

    like nothing I've read before...

    Wraeththu is a trilogy of books composed in one very thick book. The first book, The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit, was hard to get into. The story was like nothing I've read before. This first book had a lot of terms and background history of this hermaphroditic race of beings that the author wanted to get out there, so it was by far the most boring of the three books. The second and third books made up for it though. The story itself takes place in the future but at times it really reminded me of historical fiction. It's got a post apocalyptic feel with a dry and dreary atmosphere. Wraeththu is a very original story with interesting characters. I'd highly recommend it to fans of sci-fi or fantasy. I would not recommend it to readers who are not big fans of this genre though.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 4 review with 4 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1