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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin

“A profound love between two people involves, after all, the power and chance of doing profound hurt.”

This was recommended to me due to how much I like Margaret Atwood, which meant I went in with high expectations. 281 more words


Ann Leckie, Imperial Radch trilogy (2013 – present)

Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie’s debut, literally made a killing in 2014, simultaneously winning Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and BSFA awards. Leckie’s debut was long in coming – first drafts of what would later become… 1,015 more words


Why Ursula K. Le Guin Should Shut the Hell Up about Amazon

Last week the prolific and duly respected author Ursula K. Le Guin wrote a guest blog post for the Book View Café entitled “Up the Amazon with the BS Machine… 1,158 more words


Rocannon's World (Ursula K. Le Guin)

It is incredibly difficult for me to judge this book accurately, on its own merits. Originally published fifty years ago, it and others of its type have been so influential that I don’t know if it was new and groundbreaking at the time or run-of-the-mill. 559 more words


A few thoughts on poetry in fantasy.

It’s mu turn and I really wanted it to be a review. But I couldn’t, yet again, finish my review of “Fatale” graphic novel series, and I’ve found something I want to share. 704 more words


to know what endures

Peace: to accept what must be, to know what endures.

To know what endures is to be openhearted …

Photographs – autumn beach

Quotes – Chapter 16, Returning to the Root.   11 more words


A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Quartet): 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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