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RIP Ursula K Le Guin

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In case anyone hasn't heard, Ursula K Le Guin (author of a lot of SF although better known for the Earthsea fantasy books) died on the 22nd, aged 89. She'll be greatly missed.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ursula_K._Le_Guin

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RIP, many hours of fun reading her books....
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Cody also mentioned it here.
Her Hainish worlds (both fantasy and sci-fi) novels are some of the greatest titles in the top reads on any decent late XX century sci-fi book list.

On another RIP thread, Dolores O'Riordan also passed away this month (at almost half the age of Ursula K Le Guinn). I'll have to keep myself from watching/listening to Cranberries for a long while, now ...

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RIP Ursula. I very much enjoyed the earthsea stories when I was a kid, but had no idea she also wrote Sci-fi. Maybe I have to look it up.
I remember when Harry Potter came out, and I was like: " this is kids stories. Read about Sparrow Hawk. HE is a REAL wizard!" ;)
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Maybe I have to look it up.
The Dispossessed is probably a good novel to start with.
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And The Left Hand of Darkness

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