City Of Illusions (Hainish Series) [UNABRIDGED]

Audio cassette

English language

Published May 10, 2005 by Audio Literature.

ISBN:
978-1-57453-579-2
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OCLC Number:
123115231

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5 stars (2 reviews)

14 editions

poetic, lots of taoism, Bad Takes on gender

4 stars

I love this for the mysticism (they have a glass bead game!), the poetic descriptions of nature and the questioning of the Self. I think it was such a realistic portrayal of the main character's mind, at least I really got into it.

What I didn't notice when reading it for the first time were misogynistic and transmisic undertones :F it didn't spoil the book completely for me, but it's the reason this isn't 5 stars for me. might well ruin it for others.

also, if you're into plot-driven stories, don't pick this up.

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5 stars

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