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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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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 (and perhaps history's) Pocahontas. But I had a thought QUITE UNLIKE any of those. I read this novel and thought about The Jetson's...
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...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 The Word for World Is Forest
Good short books are profitable reads, therefore great ones are greatly profitable. I am thinking of the time invested in reading the entire book and the pleasure, inspiration or education gained from them. This book clocks in at 189 pages but Le Guin made every word count. Like most of Ms. Le Guin'...
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