Powers (Annals of the Western Shore #3)
Young Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future. As a loyal slave, he must keep these powers secret, but when a terrible tragedy occurs, Gav, blinded by grief, flees the only world he has... show more
Young Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future. As a loyal slave, he must keep these powers secret, but when a terrible tragedy occurs, Gav, blinded by grief, flees the only world he has ever known. And in what becomes a treacherous journey for freedom, Gav's greatest test of all is facing his powers so that he can come to understand himself and finally find a true home. Includes maps.
Publish date: April 6th 2009
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Powers: The Annals of The Western Shore #3 by Ursula LeGuin Gav was raised as a slave and cannot imagine a world without slavery. It seems the only way the world works, indeed almost reasonable to him. Gav and his sister Sallo are not native to their city state, Etra, but were captured as very small...
[Originally posted on tumblr on 23. August 2012] I started reading “Gifts” by Ursula K. Le Guin and asldfkajdf why is everything she writes so addictive?Orrec is so awwwwww.Poor guy.D:I hope he ends up in a better situation. Or something like that. (Also, what’s up with Emmon? If he actually had a c...
Felt a bit like there could have been more to the ending, but all the same a great book.
In my previous reviews for the preceding two books in this trilogy, I commented that they could read as standalone novels. This last installment to the trilogy is no exception, and in fact this story strays the most. Yet at the book’s end, the overall story arc does come full circle and in a way tha...
Gavir is a young house slave in a city state not unlike Greece. As children, he and his sister live sheltered lives, with privileges similar to the children of their master's family. Only a horrifying tragedy to a slave girl drives him away from his masters, and his unthinking loyalty. He runs aw...