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The Telling

Part of the series Hainish

Earthling Sutty has been living a solitary, well-protected life in Dovza City on the planet Aka as an official Observer for the interstellar Ekumen. Insisting on all citizens being pure "producer-consumers," the tightly controlled capitalist government of Aka--the Corporation--is systematically destroying all vestiges of the ancient ways: "The Time of Cleansing" is the chilling term used to describe this era. Books are burned, the old language and calligraphy are outlawed, and those caught trying to keep any part of the past alive are punished and then reeducated. Frustrated in her attempts to study the linguistics and literature of Aka's cultural past, Sutty is sent upriver to the backwoods town of Okzat-Ozkat. Here she is slowly charmed by the old-world mountain people, whose still waters, she gradually realizes, run very deep. But whether their ways constitute a religion, ancient traditions, philosophy, or passive, political resistance, Sutty is not sure. Delving ever deeper into her hosts' culture, Sutty finds herself on a parallel spiritual quest, as well. With quiet linguistic humor (Dovza citizens are passionate about their hot bitter beverage, akakafi--the ubiquitous Corporation brand is called Starbrew), dark references to the dangers of restricted cultural, political, and social freedom, and beautifully visualized worlds, award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin pens her latest in the Hainish cycle, which includes The Dispossessed a

Booko found 36 book editions of The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Tolkovateli
Tolkovateli
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言の葉の樹 (ハヤカワ文庫SF)
言の葉の樹 (ハヤカワ文庫SF)
Paperback Bunko Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
TELLING, THE - MASS MARKET
TELLING, THE - MASS MARKET
Aug, 2015 Mass Market Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
De Vertelling
De Vertelling
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The Telling
The Telling
Jan, 2013 MP3 CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
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The Telling
The Telling
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A rege
A rege
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The Telling
The Telling
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Tolkovateli
Tolkovateli
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Die Erzahler
Die Erzahler
Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Le Dit d'Aka, suivi de Le nom du monde est forêt
Le Dit d'Aka, suivi de Le nom du monde est forêt
Oct, 2000 Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Telling
Telling
Jul, 2003 School & Library Binding Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Aug, 2015 MP3 CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Jul, 2005 Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Anlatış
Anlatış
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The Telling
The Telling
Jan, 2013 Audio CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Oct, 2001 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
El relato
El relato
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The Telling
The Telling
Sep, 2000 Kindle Edition Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Le Dit D Aka (Ldp Science Fic)
Le Dit D Aka (Ldp Science Fic)
Jun, 2005 Mass Market Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Oct, 2010 eBook Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Feb, 2005 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Die Erzähler
Die Erzähler
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The Telling
The Telling
Jan, 2013 MP3 CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Berättelsen är världens språk
Berättelsen är världens språk
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The Telling
The Telling
Jul, 2003 Mass Market Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Jan, 2013 Audio CD Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Oct, 2001 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Sep, 2000 Hardcover Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Oct, 2002 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
The Telling
The Telling
Unknown Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
La salvezza di Aka
La salvezza di Aka
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Vyprávění
Vyprávění
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Kahdesti haarautuva puu
Kahdesti haarautuva puu
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