A review by happy_hobbesian
The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula K. Le Guin

emotional hopeful mysterious reflective sad fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


A fascinating dive into a world where the mind creates reality. In such a place, how can we control our lives and our world? Is control even desirable, or is it better to let illusions of control go and accept the world and our place in it?