Review: The Telling

Editorial Review - - Christopher Saunders

Ursula K. Le Guin's latest novel, THE TELLING, is a creaking but lovingly wrought meditation on tolerance set against a backdrop that bears a striking resemblance to China's invasion and occupation of Tibet. To create credible otherworldly allegory without appearing transparent or heavyhanded is the burden of the science fiction writer, and Le Guin, considered a pioneer in the genre, has made a ... Read full review

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Review: The Telling (Hainish Cycle #8)

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Nothing really happens. The protagonist arrives on the planet, meets some lovely locals and goes to check out some rare banned books. There's no real conflict, despite the totalitarian regime. Nearly ... Read full review

Review: The Telling (Hainish Cycle #8)

User Review  - Joey - Goodreads

VERY highly recommended; even though it is technically a part of a larger series, you really don't need to have read it in order to understand this story. They are all separate in both characters and ... Read full review

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