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Old 02-12-2019, 04:53 PM   #108
Ralph Sir Edward
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Yes. Theodore Sturgeon was a very gifted writer who had an extraordinary imagination and a profound humanity. Still, I’m not sure that I agree that he was a “superior writer”. At her best (e.g. The Tombs of Atuan) LeGuin had a very disciplined style and a philosophical depth which achieved great emotional power and I think she equalled Sturgeon at those moments.
<shrug> I'll stack up any day, (off the top of my head) Thunder And Roses, A Saucer Full Of Loneliness, and The Man Who Lost The Sea, against anything Le Guin wrote. (Or just about anybody, for that matter. . .)
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