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The Eye of the Heron
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The Eye of the Heron

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Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Starscape, 2003
Gollancz, 1982
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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Soft SF
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In Victoria on a former prison colony, two exiled groups--the farmers of Shantih and the City dwellers--live in apparent harmony. All is not as it seems, however. While the peace-loving farmers labor endlessly to provide food for the City, the City Bosses rule the Shantih with an iron fist. When a group of farmers decide to from a new settlement further away, the Bosses retaliate by threatening to crush the "rebellion."

Luz understands what it means to have no choices. Her father is a Boss and he has ruled over her life with the same iron fist. Luz wonders what it might be like to make her own choices. To be free to choose her own destiny.

When the crisis over the new settlement reaches a flash point, Luz will have her chance.


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The Eye of the Heron - Ursula K. Le Guin

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  (4/12/2014)

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