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RIP Ursula K. Le Guin
Old 01-23-2018, 07:58 PM   #1
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RIP Ursula K. Le Guin

One of the best science fiction writers. Well known for the Earthsea series, but my favorite was the short story "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas"

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Old 01-23-2018, 08:14 PM   #2
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I grew up with Ms. Le Guin's books. I was 12 or 13 when A Wizard of Earthsea came out. I was busy reading the Tolkein trilogy, and Earthsea was a nice side trip. I read pretty much all of her books. The Left Hand of Darkness, The Lathe of Heaven, The Dispossesed, all great books. The second and third Earthsea books weren't as amazing as the first, but still were pretty good. I even liked Rocannon's World, which was a bit more pulp than the others. I'm glad she was writing when she was. RIP.

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Old 01-23-2018, 08:28 PM   #3
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ohhhhh. I loved her books. This makes me sad.
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Old 01-23-2018, 08:44 PM   #4
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This also gives me pause.

I loved introducing youngsters to her Catwings books. We were always enthralled.
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Old 01-24-2018, 08:17 AM   #5
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Old 01-24-2018, 10:41 AM   #6
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I re-read The Wizard of Earthsea just a few months ago. Sad to hear this.
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Old 01-24-2018, 10:52 AM   #7
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RIP one of my favorite authors. She loved the PNW.

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