The Principle of Simultaneity is a scientific breakthrough which will revolutionize interstellar civilization by making possible instantaneous communication. It is the life work of Shevek, a brilliant physicist from the arid anarchist world of Anarres. But Shevek's work is being stifled by jealous colleagues, so he travels to Anarres's sister-planet Urras, hoping to find more liberty and tolerance there. But he soon finds himself being used as a pawn in a deadly political game.
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OK, I hate to say I didn't like a classic but this was painful. She's a good author with interesting ideas but this one bored me to tears. Too preachy. The book was written to propose feminism ... Read full review
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Anarres vs. Urras - Ambiguous Walls: “The Dispossessed” by Ursula K. Le Guin Published 1994. “There was a wall. It did not look important…But the idea was real…Like all walls it was ambiguous ... Read full review