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The Word for World is Forest

The Word for World is Forest Ursula K. Le Guin Berkley Books 1972 Centuries in the future, Terrans have established a logging colony & military base named “New Tahiti” on a tree-covered planet whose small, green-furred, big-eyed inhabitants have a culture centered on lucid dreaming. Terran greed spirals around native innocence & wisdom, overturning the…

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The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin Walker and Company 1969 From Wikipedia: The Left Hand of Darkness is a science fiction novel by U.S. writer Ursula K. Le Guin. Published in 1969, it became immensely popular, and established Le Guin’s status as a major author of science fiction. The novel is set in the fictional Hainish universe as part of…