The Internet Book List - Spread the word
       


Book Information: Always Coming Home

Always Coming Home (1985) [Novel]
by Ursula K. Le Guin Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

A rich and complex interweaving of story and fable, poem, artwork and music, Always Coming Home totally immerses the reader in the culture of the Kesh, a peaceful people of the far future who inhabit a place called the Valley on the Northern Pacific coast.

Original title: Always Coming Home
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience FictionAnthropology/sociology

Edition #1: Always Coming Home

Always Coming Home (1985)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "An appealing book as well as a masterly one…The future world she’s created here is awesomely complete." Newsweek
  • "The effect it has on the reader is hypnotic…Le Guin has chosen a most original way to reveal this imagined land." People
  • "Le Guin has pulled off a trick that no writer of less complexity could have done. Everything from poetry to myth has the ring of truth." Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • "Le Guin has thoughtfully and artfully created a world of characters, events, feelings and ideas like and unlike our own. Reading the book of her world will lead most readers to think differently about the way they live now." The Pittsburgh Press
  • "One of the most inventive and remarkable happenings in science fiction and fantasy’s recent history….for those readers who wish to be enveloped in an entire world, this may be it. Opportunities like this don’t come along often." Milwaukee Journal
Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!


Manifested in:

Always Coming Home (2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 0520227352
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 523

Add to my library

Always Coming Home (1987)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0553262807
Pages: 562

Add to my library



©Steven Jeffery / IBList.com, 2012
Terms of Use