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by Ursula K. Le Guin
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 7 months ago
These are four loosely connected but independent short stories set at the start of Yeowe's independence from Werel, after 30 years of revolutionary war. They are the stories of people as different as they can possibly come, coming to terms. With loss, with cultural differences, with a place in socie...
fincalian
fincalian rated it 6 years ago
I am always amazed with Le Guin's breadth of imagination and world-building (or should I say universe-building) capabilities every time I read one of her books.
Cat's Bookshelf
Cat's Bookshelf rated it 6 years ago
I am always amazed with Le Guin's breadth of imagination and world-building (or should I say universe-building) capabilities every time I read one of her books.
Elena
Elena rated it 6 years ago
Four interconnected love stories between people from different and difficult backgrounds. All of them end up finding their way to -don't say forgiveness. don't...- to forgiveness, which clearly consists in an understanding partner and an useful occupation. It's settled in many planets, but it's main...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it 8 years ago
UK LeGuin is just a wonderful writer. This collection of four linked novellas about a society in which slavery is just coming to an end demonstrates why she is so highly respected. Lean, supple prose, complex societies revealed through realistic characters making hard choices. One of the things I ...
TatianaBoshenka
TatianaBoshenka rated it 11 years ago
This book is four stories about a solar system joining the Hainish Ekumen. Two of the worlds are inhabited, one colonized from the other. The systems have a history of slavery, and some of the stories are told from the point of view of Ekumen observers or ambassadors, others from the point of view...
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