The Word for World is Forest
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, 20th Century
, Speculative Fiction
Series: Hainish Cycle (#6)
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...
"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...
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'...
This is read at a gallop - don't sneeze or cough lest you lose a chapter or ten!Just two tapes in this package.I really love this title though:O))
This reader's personal opinion, ©2011, all rights reserved.* I read this when first published in 1976; rather original for its day (and not the best period for SF releases) so unfair of reviewers that call it a ripoff of Avatar. I remember getting caught up in the worldbuilding, alien civilizatio...
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