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Dispossessed, Ursula K. LeGuin (EOS, first published 1974, rp – 2001)

Winner of the Hugo, Nebula World Fantasy and National Book Awards, The Dispossessed by Ursula K. LeGuin remains one of the best reads I’ve enjoyed, regardless of genre. Part of the Hainish Cycle, it is also a stand alone novel, whose storyline holds up brilliantly to the test of time. It is the story of an alien physicist and his life on both the anarcho-communist lunar colony in which he was born, and on the aggressively hegemonic state of his home world. A wonderful read that I would recommend to anyone. Continue reading

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