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A farewell to Ursula K Le Guin 1929-2018

I woke this morning to sad news: Ursula K Le Guin has died. She was 88 says The Guardian. Earthsea The first of her books I read was A Wizard of Earthsea. I was perhaps 12 or 13. I heard someone read it aloud on BBC’s Jackanory then bought it for pocket money in the … More…

All the books of 2016 – Part 2

All the books I read in 2016 as I kept my New Year resolution. This article is Part 2 of 2. The second half of the year – but more books than in Part 1. I think I was getting into the swing of things. (Also re-reading which usually makes for a quicker read.)