Orsinia ... a land of medieval forests, stonewalled cities, and railways reaching into the mountains where the old gods dwell. A country where life is harsh, dreams are gentle, and people feel torn by powerful forces and fight to remain whole. In this enchanting collection, Ursula K. Le Guin brings to mainstream fiction the same compelling mastery of word and deed, of story and character, of violence and love, that has won her the Pushcart Prize, and the Kafka and National Book Awards.
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Review: Orsinian TalesUser Review - Jeremy Fishman - Goodreads
Her imagery! Her world-building! She is truly a master. Although some of the stories with the whole "love will conquer all" theme clashes with her pragmatic realism. Read full review
Review: Orsinian TalesUser Review - Emily - Goodreads
I loved this book! I have to admit, it took me a while to get what was going on, that the collection of short stories were connected by place and across time. I think it helped that I'd already read ... Read full review