Both foreign and familiar

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Diocletian’s Palace, Split, Croatia

Ursula Le Guin Voices
Orion Childrens Books 2007

Le Guin has a magical gift of creating credible alternate universes peopled with characters so well drawn you feel you know them personally, suffusing them with a passionate humanism that both transforms and warms her worlds of SF and fantasy. Voices is part of another such world, set in the Lands of the Western Shore, and while linking the previous title Gifts and the sequel Powers exists equally well as a standalone novel. Continue reading “Both foreign and familiar”