Changing Planes

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The National Book Award-winning author takes flight with this bestselling collection of speculative fiction where a woman visits fifteen otherworldly-- yet familiar--societies.
Dave Jiang
Ha scritto il 12/06/11
Changing Planes can be considered Le Guin's version of Gulliver's Travels. Like Swift's utopian satire, a similar satiric vein can be found in all the stories here, especially in "Porridge of Islac" and "Great Joy." Nevertheless, such satiric vein al...Continua
Ha scritto il 30/07/10

Amazing small stories, so different one from another that is hard to believe they were all written by the same writer.
A book that everyone should try, even if they usually don't like scifi.

Ha scritto il 08/05/09
The journey theme is depicted in a series of adventures, of places visited by the main character. Each short story - each “plane” - is characterized by a basic idea, either original or not, but always developed in a systematic and brilliant way; the...Continua
Hold Your Spin
Ha scritto il 01/12/06
I think this would be of more interest to someone particularly interested in anthropology. And fantasy. Basically, this is a book of brief studies of the people of various worlds in a universe full of other worlds. The only story I was particularly...Continua

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