It's totally different tonally. I didn't like it at first, then I read it again, and was like this is the greatest book I've ever read.i read the first couple of pages of Tehanu and hated it cos it had a girl protagonist and men were horrible. i just thought uh oh, feminism alert. put it down straight away.
thats the real reason i put it down btw. im not really into gamergate, honest. i found it really jarring cos i was enjoying being in magic world and now im reading about men raping and burning a womanIt's totally different tonally. I didn't like it at first, then I read it again, and was like this is the greatest book I've ever read.
Try The Word for World is Forest. It's about (among other things) a non-violent society being changed by colonialist oppression. It's not absolutely her best but is pretty good – and also quite short, so you'll get what she's about without wasting much time (supposing you don't like it).i've been wanting to read her books, which should i get?
Hmm, maybe. I suppose it's the ideas you remember from these books, rather than the characters. Which I suppose is uncharacteristic of Le Guin.There are times when it seems her heart wasnt quite in it though. The Word for World is Forest and Lathe of Heaven for example - both strong conceptually and narratively, but lacking in depth and characterisation.