The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose

Ursula K. Le Guin

561 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous reflective slow-paced
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Grand Master Ursula K. LeGuin has been recognised for almost fifty years as one of the most important writers in the SF field - and is likewise feted beyond the confines of the genre. The Wind's Twelve Quarters was her first collection and it brin...

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Community Reviews Summary of 90 reviews

Moods

adventurous 87%
reflective 68%
challenging 50%
mysterious 37%
emotional 31%
inspiring 31%
dark 25%
funny 25%
hopeful 25%
sad 25%
relaxing 12%
tense 12%
lighthearted 6%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 21%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 23% | N/A: 15% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 36% | N/A: 27%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | N/A: 27% | It's complicated: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | N/A: 9% | No: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 36% | N/A: 36% | Yes: 18% | No: 9%

Average rating

4.13

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