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Posted By: SPB-Cooperator
24-Jan-18 - 06:09 AM
Thread Name: Obit: Author Ursula Kroeber LeGuin (1929-2018)
Subject: Obit: Ursula K LeGuin 1921 - 2017
Ursula K LeGuin, science fiction and fantasy writer has died at the age of 88. Mainly known for the Earthsea Series, she was also an award winning author in a male dominated genre, particularly for her novel Left Hand of Darkness.
Her novels and short stories challenged social attitudes and explored alternative anthropological societies.
One of her noted works was The Dispossessed which described where an entire population effectively lived in an anarchistic society.