"There's a point, around the age of twenty, when you have to choose whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life, or to make a virtue of your peculiarities." ~ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
While this still felt like Earthsea and the characters were as strong as ever, this story felt quiet compared to previous entries, in a way that I wasn’t totally grabbed by.
November was a solid month of reading for both of us, and we are very excited about our last picks of 2017!
The Farthest Shore continues to prove that Le Guin is a master not just of fantasy but of writing itself.
Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea is a classic fantasy tale that feels surprisingly fresh. It tells a large story without being epic or sprawling. It is short, simple, and brilliant.