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The word for world is forest

Ursula K. Le Guin

The word for world is forest

by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ursula K. Le Guin.
SeriesGollancz SF
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.L518 Wo 1977, PS3562.E42 Wo 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4478871M
ISBN 100057502323
LC Control Number79306875

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The Word for World is Forest is without a doubt a science fiction classic. I had this book on my bookshelf way back in the s, but for some unknown reason, never read it. Now over 40 years later, I can say it was definitely worth the wait. The story is /5(). The Word for World is Forest is without a doubt a science fiction classic.

I had this book on my bookshelf way back in the s, but for some unknown reason, never read it. Now over 40 years later, I can say it was definitely worth the wait. The story is technically science fiction because it occurs on an alien planet/5().

In The Word for World is Forest, Ursula Le Guins Hugo Award-winning novella, she works out her frustrations with the Vietnam War, colonialism, and ecologically insensitive societies. The human colonists on the world Athshe have enslaved the 3-foot tall, furry green native people and have created ecological disaster everywhere they go.4/5.

Forest World (Atheneum Books for Young Readers) is her latest middle grade verse novel which follows the journey Cuban-born but U.S. raised Edver unwillingly takes to his birthplace to see his father. Imagine his surprise when he meets twelve-year-old Luza, a sister he didnt know he had, who lives in the forest with their father and grandfather/5.

The Word for World is Forest is a novella by science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin. It was published as a self-contained story in but had appeared in a science fiction anthology four years earlier. Le Guin included the story in her series, the Hainish Cycle, which details an alternate version of the future in which Earth is a colonizing.

The book is as much about the irreversible exchange of truly alien ideas as it is about anything. Despite its seemingly formulaic premise, "The Word for World is Forest" is a thought-provoking and somewhat disturbing short novel written in Le Guin's usual poetic prose.5/5(5).

Terran logging interests vs. the gentle natives of Athshe. Le Guin's most pleasing efforts are spent on the Athshean culture: a non-technological forest society with an interesting division of sexual roles and an intense development of the capacity for dreaming—that is, for re-experiencing and restructuring the mysteries of waking life.

The Terran exploiters are more trivially realized. The short novel is an art form in itself and The Word for World is Forest shows, once again, Ursula K. Le Guin’s mastery to the fullest extent. I give this novel a 5/5 and my absolute recommendation – this is a must-read for any fan of science fiction and for anyone whose interests involve any of these three major themes.

The award-winning masterpiece by one of today's most honored writers, Ursula K. Le Guin!The Word for World is Forest When the inhabitants of a peaceful world are conquered by the bloodthirsty yumens, their existence is irrevocably altered. Forced into servitude, the Athsheans find themselves at the mercy of their brutal masters.

Desperation causes the Athsheans, led by Selver, to /5(27). Her other books include The Eye of the Heron, The Word for World is Forest, and the Hainish series. InLe Guin was named the Medalist for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the National Book Foundation/5(25). Get this from a library.

The word for world is forest. [Ursula K Le Guin] -- Colonists from Earth take over a planet that the locals call Athshe, and follow the 19th century model of colonization, which involves cutting down trees, planting farms, building mines, and.

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In LeGuin’s novel The Word for World is Forest1. she presents a fictional forest that serves as a collective mind for its inhabitants living somewhere between dream time and world time.

The Word For World Is Forest () About book: Part evocative and subtle, part heavy-handed but still is a novella about the devastation a human colony wreaks on a forested world and its inhabitants, and how the inhabitants must fight back despite their habitual peacefulness -- written by a U.S.

author during the U.S.'s participation in the Vietnam War/5(1). The Word for World is Forest is one of those novels which was written before anyone felt the need to include additional content just to make the book bigger, as a result there is no wasted space and the whole story fit's nicely into pages, meaning you can quite easily read it in just one sitting (at least if you read fast like I do).5/5.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The word for world is forest by Ursula K. Le Guin, ApBerkley edition, The Word for World is Forest (Ap edition) | Open Library.Her other books include The Eye of the Heron, The Word for World is Forest, and the Hainish series.

InLe Guin was named the Medalist for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the National Book Foundation. Ursula K. Le Guin. The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K.

Le Guin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).