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A Wizard of Earthsea: Book Review

So, this has been on my list for a long, long time and I’m so glad I finally got round to reading it.

A Wizard of Earthsea… 423 more words

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Book Review -- The Compass Rose (1982) by Ursula K. Le Guin

[This is the third instalment in my No Man’s Land Reading Project, for which, in an effort to right a statistical imbalance, I’ll read only books by non-male authors for the duration of 2015. 681 more words


"To see a candle's light, one must take it into a dark place." erm how about no, Ursula K. Le Guin?

Old poems, old words, same old, same old.

Ursula K. Le Guin, I will declare with impudence and the requisite audacity, did a suck-all job of Arren and so much so that after my having committed to myself to read the six books of the Earthsea cycle, I am stuck like a fly in a glow worm’s saliva borne threads on the third one. 221 more words


The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin, Reviewed

I finally sat down with Le Guin’s The Dispossessed and am really glad I did. Le Guin gets pigeonholed as just a sci-fi writer (she talks about it… 667 more words

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Frequencies (3/21/15)

Aronofsky’s movie π meets Le Guins’s novel A Wizard of Earthsea meets the Moody Blues album In Search of the Lost Chord. That would be a short way to describe the movie… 175 more words

Articles about Tolkien added today, Thursday 19th March

A new section about Tolkien, including the films and his influence on Ursula Le Guin.  How the back-story to her Hainish Cycle changed a lot over the years

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I met Camus and I threw him out the Window

We were in the coffee shop when we started to argue.We got home and we were still arguing. We slept and when we woke up, the tension was still there. 870 more words

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