Ursula K. Le Guin, RIP

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« on: January 24, 2018, 07:59:00 pm »
"The heart of any other, because it has a will, would remain forever mysterious."

-from "Snow Falling On Cedars", by David Guterson

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 08:39:07 pm »
Very sad. Turns out I started reading Left Hand of Darkness right around her time of death. The 40th anniversary edition has a beautiful forward from her about writings, books, fiction, and scifi.

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« Last Edit: January 25, 2018, 12:17:02 am by Madness »
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2018, 12:34:45 am »
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2018, 03:32:39 pm »
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« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2018, 04:39:02 pm »
Lathe of Heaven - also an incredible title for a book. She had a knack for spiffy titles :) .
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2018, 12:24:38 am »
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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2018, 06:33:52 pm »
re Meiville:
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shall we try that commemoration again?

An unflinching radical has died. A literary colossus has died. A comrade, a giant of modern letters has died.
He himself seems to fashion himself something of a revel lol, but he does make a good point.
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« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2018, 12:25:47 am »
Earthsea is much recommended by me. I will be sure to try out her other works. RIP.
“The thoughts of all men arise from the darkness. If you are the movement of your soul, and the cause of that movement precedes you, then how could you ever call your thoughts your own? How could you be anything other than a slave to the darkness that comes before?”

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