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The Word for World is Forest - Ursula K. Le Guin
The Word for World is Forest
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Format: ebook
Publisher: Hephaestus Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Hainish Cycle (#6)
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Lillelara rated it
5.0 The Word for World is Forest
Has anyone of you watched the movie Avatar and thought the same thing as I did: “It´s worth watching the movie because of its visual style but the story is one of the lamest I ever had to sit through in a cinema.” Leave it to Ursula K. Le Guin to write almost the same story and make it an interestin...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Meeting changes those that meet
This was gorgeous and bittersweet take on the clash of cultures, colonization, slavery. I get why it's some people's Le Guin's favorite. I actually finished it the same day I started, it so gripped me (just happened that my connection swallowed my first review and I've been sulking... I mean, one ti...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 The Word for World Is Forest
Other reviews have spoken. They have found the similarities between 'The Word for World is Forest' and James Cameron's 'Avatar', George Lucas' 'Return of the Jedi' and Disney 'Pocahontas'. But I had a thought QUITE UNLIKE any of those. I read this novel and thought about 'The Jetson's Movie' and the...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
1.0 The Word for World is Forest
This book actually won a Hugo Award for Best Novella and is one of Le Guin's most celebrated works. It's supposed to have one of those aliens that truly seem alien, and like every Le Guin book I've read, it's well written--although unlike others by her I've read incredibly preachy with anvils noisil...
nataliya rated it
4.0 'The Word for World is Forest'
"Maybe after I die people will be as they were before I was born, and before you came. But I do not think they will." In every book by Le Guin there is that special something for me, something that grabs a firm hold of my mind and heart and stubbornly hangs on, refusing to let go, burrowing deeply...
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