Book Review: Tehanu

Tehanu by Ursula K. Le Guin
Tehanu (Earthsea Cycle, #4) 
by Ursula K. Le Guin

4 out of 5 stars on GoodReads

Tenar is living as a poor farmer’s widow in the valleys of Gont, and adopts a disfigured child who was beaten and burned. When Ged, the Archmage Sparrowhawk, comes back into her life, Tenar must face the mystery behind the magic that has followed her all her life.

As with most of Le Guin’s books, I’m not quite sure what to think. It’s masterfully written with truly beautiful prose, and a deep story full of meaning and emotion. But it’s just so strange and other-worldly and odd. There are so many questions and few definitive answers. The best thing about her writing is that it makes you think about things… really think and ponder.  Continue reading

Epic Reads Book Tag

Leave a comment and tell me, what is your most epic read?
Literally Tara:
–The Questions–
1. If you could invite one author and one of their fictional characters to tea, who would you invite and what would you serve them?
2. What book do you wish the author would write a prequel for?
3. Which 2 characters (NOT from the same book) do you think would make a great couple?
4. If you ran into your favorite author on the subway and only could say one sentence to them, who is it and what would it be?
5. What book made you a reader and why?
6. Incendio! Your bookshelf just caught on fire. Show us what book you would save.
7. Which dystopian world would you want to live in if you had to chose one? Why?
8. What is your most epic read of all time? Continue reading