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Telling, The: A Novel
Telling, The: A Novel
Our Price: $24.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 264
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 151005672

Product Code: 756795087

Ursula K. Le Guin (au). This novel in the Hainish cycle is a reflection on the conflict of politics & religion in our world, & the story of a spiritual journey. Sutty, an Observer for the interstellar Ekumen, has been assigned to Aka, a world in the grip of a materialistic govít. The monolithic State of Aka has outlawed all old customs & beliefs. Sutty herself, an Earthwoman, has fled from a similar monolithic state -- but one controlled by religious fundamentalists. She travels into the countryside to seek the remnants of the banned culture of Aka. She lives with the people & begins to learn their  religion -- the Telling. As she joins them on a trek to one of the last sacred places, she glimpses hope for the reconcil. of the warring ideol. that have filled their lives, & her own, with grief.

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