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Gifts By Ursula K. Le GuWears a blindfold lest his eyes and his anger kill In this beautifully crafted story Ursula K Le Guin writes of the proud cruelty of power of how hard it is to grow up and of how much harder still it is to find in the world's darkness gifts of ligh Witch clans being passive aggressive and occasionally active aggressive at one another It's a mellow low stakes story about a single life or two I liked it fine when I read it but I suspect it was a little unremarkable in the end since I can't seem to be able to find many things to talk about it after the fact

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FREE PDF ´ BOOK Gifts By Ursula K. Le Guin ✓ [Download] ✤ Gifts By Ursula K. Le Guin – Scattered among poor desolate farms the clans of the Uplands possess gifts Wondrous gifts the ability—with a glance a gesture a word—to summon animals bring forth fire move the land Fearsome gifts Scattered amoScattered among poor desolate farms the clans of the Uplands possess gifts Wondrous gifts the ability with a glance a gesture a word to summon animals bring forth fire move the land Fearsome gifts They can twist a limb chain a mind inflict a wasting Dear Ursula Le Guin You've given me many gifts over the years and I cherish them all so it is fitting that your most recent gift is a book of the same name I know it is not the favourite of many of my friends who love your work too and I don't know if I can even call it a favourite but I accepted Gifts from you at the perfect time much as I've accepted your other works When all my fantasy worlds were filled with too obvious expressions of god vs evil and I was struggling with the binary world view I was being fed you gave me Sparrowhawk showing me a manifestation of the contradictions I felt in myself Sparrowhawk was neither good nor evil He was And there was no character like Sparrowhawk or book like A Wizard of Earthsea that I could find when I accepted your giftWhen I was struggling with my sexuality and fighting off indoctrinated prejudices that betrayed my core and made me a homophobe despite my bisexuality you painted a picture of gender I couldn't have imagined until you revealed it to me on the cold landscapes of Gethen teaching me a tolerance on an ice planet so like my own And I learned that tolerance not just for others but above all for myself When I needed to aspire to something better you gave me the only character in literature I wished and still wish I could be Yes many would pick Jesus or Buddha or Muhammed but for me the character wasis Shevek I can imagine a future where the only surviving book is The Dispossessed and a new religion forms around the scientist from Annares But before that happens I will simply strive to live as Shevek lived strive to be like Shevek was I will approach our world with eyes open to its ineuities and refuse to be silenced even when no one can hear my voice for the din Those gifts you bestowed are than I could ever hope to gain from any author and here you've given me another Gifts may be the most emotionally satisfying gift you've given me Ursula It didn't make me cry or reduce me to deep depression or lift me to places of unfettered joy or fill me with spiritual uplift but it was a place of uiet peace wherein Orrec's telling of his story was perfectly suited to the simplicity of the betrayals and sacrifices that shaped his life deep and personal and true and satisfying I have heard that Voices is even better but I find that hard to believe because I have not read a better book than Gifts in a good long time So thank you Ursula for being the author of my heart I hope I get to stand in your presence some day You are one of my heroes and I love you Accepter of your gifts Brad

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Illness The Uplanders live in constant fear that one family might unleash its gift against another Two young people friends since childhood decide not to use their gifts One a girl refuses to bring animals to their death in the hunt The other a boy I am maybe a bit disappointed but that is of my fault than Ursula'sSince it's fantasy coming of age story I expected something along the line of Wizard of Earthsea and Gifts isn't that nor is it trying to beThere isn't much of a plot line or world building in this book instead it's focus is on Orrec's growing up and on politics and struggles within small community It's not flashy or philosophical book but it's small piece of world is well fleshed outIt's warm unpretentious and very satisfying bookfar from Usrula's best but still above most other similar themed books