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City of Illusions - Ursula K. Le Guin
City of Illusions
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441107018 (044110701X)
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Hainish Cycle (#3)
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 I expected better
It might just be that I have my bar for Le Guin right up there. It was vivid in it's descriptions, and a lot happens and it's explored inside these few pages, but I felt like things spin and spin and spin once they reach the city, and then the resolution comes abruptly, as if the author had just t...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 City Of Illusions
This was Ursula Le Guin's third novel, one of the books in her Hainish series that includes the famous Left Hand of Darkness. While I wouldn't rank this with that book or the first three Earthsea books, classics in science fiction and fantasy, this was the first that impressed me as more than routin...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 City of Illusions
See combined review of this, 'Rocannon's World', and 'Planet of Exile' in 'Three Hainish Novels' Hainish Cycle: Next: 'The Left Hand of Darkness' Previous: 'Planet of Exile'
Meledstic rated it
5.0 Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime (Rat Pack Mysteries (Thorndike Press))
Loved this book and the whole "idea" of it. Even though I was just a kid, a pretty young one at that, when this story takes place I can still remember when EVERYONE had a "smoke", women were "dames" and Frank, Dean & the boys were about the coolest cats on the planet! Randisi nails the times and h...
Ceridwen rated it
I'm a little loaded, not much, but certainly enough for some semi-drunken squee about an author I love. The advantage of not being entirely loaded is that typing is much, much easier. I've been thinking about this book recently, because I've had the stomach flu. I don't mean to imply that vomit make...
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