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Mama Aba

Detroit, MI United States | Listener Since 2010

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  • The Word for World Is Forest

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Ursula K. Le Guin
    • Narrated By Kevin Pariseau
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (81)
    Performance
    (56)
    Story
    (55)

    The planet Athshe was a paradise whose people were blessed with a mystical awareness of existence. Then the conquerors arrived and began to rape, enslave, and kill humans with a flicker of humanity. The athseans were unskilled in the ways of war, and without weapons. But the gentle tribesmen possessed strange powers over their dreams. And the alien conquerors had taught them how to hate....

    Archaon says: "She is talent incarnate"
    "Avatar's influence"
    Overall

    Clearly, this book inspired James Cameron's Avatar. I enjoyed Avatar on many levels and appreciated very deep messages (and the not very deep messages). The Word for World is Forest is equally mesmerizing. Well worth your time.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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