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The Compass Rose - Ursula K. Le Guin
The Compass Rose
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780586060537 (0586060537)
Publisher: Grafton
Pages no: 284
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Compass Rose
I excitedly came back to the near future world of Halting State. Instead I was served a warmed over pastiche, an empty husk of an exciting novel, devoid of the charm of the earlier work.It is hard to enumerate just what's wrong here. Stross tries and tries, and sometimes it nearly comes good. The ov...
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I am a huge fan of many of Ursula LeGuin's novels, so I picked up this collection of short stories with excitement. But. Alas! There were very few tales inside that really got to me. The first story, "The Author of the Acacia Seeds," was absolutely brilliant, the kind of fantasy writer meets ant...
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3.0 The Compass Rose: Stories
Intriguing ideas, but some of the stories were a little (or a lot) on the slow side. Still, fun to think about!
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I just discovered that the following short story is available on the Web. How often do you see something that wittily satirises both linguistics research and nihilist poetry and still manages to be thought-provoking and moving?MS. Found in an AnthillThe messages were found written in touch-gland exu...
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