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
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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
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