the telling

The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Ursula K. Le Guin
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THE TELLING is a novel by Ursula K. Le Guin that centers around a governess who is hired to care for the children of an aristocratic family on an isolated island off the coast of Oregon.Le Guin's writing and characters are imaginative, and her observations into humanity's relationship with language are fascinating. This book is worth reading for its beautiful prose alone, but it also offers a unique perspective on gender norms in society, and how we view dystopian futures.THE TELLING invites us to think about what has been lost and what we can keep or change in order to create a better world for our children.

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Dazuru
So far, I've seen: 3 people write reviews of THE TELLING book
Kazitilar
The book is a collection of 5 short stories, related as follows:"The Telegu story" is ""A story of the sea, the land, and the people who live in between. Like the people who live in between the sea and the land.""The Swahili story" is ""A story of a man who is walking with his wife across the African continent. It takes place in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda."""The Tag
Arashakar
Ever since I was a child, I have been drawn to the wonderful magic of the written word. In my youth, I wrote my own stories and poems and, though I loved it, I felt it was much too difficult for me to accomplish.In my early thirties, I began to write for children. These were poems and stories that I wrote on paper and bought in bookstores. These books were a great help to me as a writer because they gave me the
Tasida
I needed to write a literature review about The Telling and Het Engelenhuis books. I read The Telling with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Ursula K. Le Guin is a wonderful writer.