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The Dispossessed Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Urras, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change ➷ [Reading] ➹ Gender in Psychoanalytic Space By Muriel Dimen ➬ – a brilliant physicist ❴KINDLE❵ ❆ Insight and Interpretation Author Roy Schafer – decides to take action He will seek answers ❮Reading❯ ➳ Good People in an Evil Time ➬ Author Svetlana Broz – question the unquestionable [EPUB] ✵ On a Day Like This By Peter Stamm – and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet ➫ [Ebook] ➦ Heart to Start By Derek Handley ➶ – Urras [BOOKS] ⚣ Light without Fire By Scott Korb – to challenge the complex structures of life and living [Ebook] ➠ Secrecy By Rupert Thomson – and ignite the fires of change

10 thoughts on “The Dispossessed

  1. says:

    First of all if you haven t already read The Dispossessed, then do so Somehow, probably because it comes with an SF sticker, it isn t yet officially labeled as one of the great novels of the 20th century They re going to fix that eventually, so why not get in ahead of the crowd It s not just a terrific story it might change your life

  2. says:

    Oh, Ursula No longer will I love you in a vaguely ashamed manner, skulking through chesty women blow shit up also monster book covers in the sci fi fantasy aisles with a moderate velocity as though I am actually trying to find Civil War biographies but am amusingly lost amongst all these shelves, that s so like me, need a GPS for Borders

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    There are some books that even with my untrained, unskilled and inexperienced eye can detect and confirm are true works of art, mastery in literature Other works, perhaps less skillfully written or not as masterfully created, still strike a chord within me and I can grasp the vision and voice of the author as if we were friends, as if we shar

  4. says:

    Why America Is Full of Toxic Bullshit and Why Ambiguous Utopias Need to Check Themselves Before They Wreck Themselves Going Down the Same Fucked Up Path by Ursula K Le Guin.this excellent novel cum political treatise cum extended metaphor for the States lays its thesis out in parallel narratives in the present day far, far, far in the future , h

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    When I started this novel I was a little worried because the prose seemed clunky and I was having a hard time settling into the novel After a few pages that all changed, either I adjusted to her writing style or the writing smoothed out If you experience this, hang in there, it is well worth sticking with this book I see some reviewers think of The D

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    More than two months have passed since I ve closed this book While my traditional reviewing habit was one of immediately rushing to the closest laptop after reading the last line and sharing my excitement or the lack thereof in some hopefully original way, I felt a need to really let Le Guin s words sink fully into my mind and make them my own Actually,

  7. says:

    You question a lot of things when you read this book Loyalty, freedom, desire to own, work, family concept I think the author has written a great book.

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    4, maybe 4.5 stars This classic SF novel kept me glued to my chair the whole time I was reading it Granted, I was on a cross country airplane flight from Washington DC to Utah, but still It s very thought provoking SF, set in the same universe as Le Guin s The Left Hand of Darkness, but evenpolitically inclined Almost 200 years earlier, a group of rebels left a

  9. says:

    This is one of my favorite books if not THE favorite and on third read I like it evensince I notice details I haven t first time around I feel I should say something about the book but I m not sure I can do this book justice Review hopefully might come at some point.

  10. says:

    You cannot buy the revolution You cannot make the revolution You can only be the revolutionUrsula K Le Guin, The Dispossessed Ursula K Le Guin s The Dispossessed represents the high orbit of what SF can do Science Fiction is best, most lasting, most literate, when it is using its conventional form s to explore not space but us When the vehicle of SF is used to ask big q

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About the Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K Le Guin published twenty two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN Malamud, etc Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, and The Wild Girls She lived in Portland, Oregon.She was known for her treatment of gender The Left Hand of Darkness, The Matter of Seggri , political systems The Telling, The Dispossessed and difference otherness in any other form Her interest in non Western philosophies was reflected in works such as Solitude and The Telling but eveninteresting are her imagined societies, often mixing traits extracted from her profound knowledge of anthropology acquired from growing up with her father, the famous anthropologist, Alfred Kroeber The Hainish Cycle reflects the anthropologist s experience of immersing themselves in new strange cultures since most of their main characters and narrators Le Guin favoured the first person narration are envoys from a humanitarian organization, the Ekumen, sent to investigate or ally themselves with the people of a different world and learn their ways.