Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin

Always Coming Home

Ursula K. Le Guin

544 pages first pub 1985 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy science fiction speculative fiction challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

Ursula K. Le Guin's Always Coming Home is a major work of the imagination from one of America's most respected writers. More than five years in creation, it is a novel unlike any other. A rich and complex interweaving of story and fable, poem, art...

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Community Reviews Summary of 451 reviews

Moods

reflective 78%
challenging 59%
hopeful 46%
inspiring 42%
adventurous 27%
informative 27%
mysterious 25%
emotional 16%
relaxing 13%
funny 3%
dark 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

slow 87%
medium 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

N/A: 44% | A mix: 33% | Character: 19% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 16% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 35% | N/A: 13% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 8% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 18% | Yes: 11%

Average rating

4.07

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