"She was a better writer than any of us, past or present – we have lost our benchmark of excellence."
Christopher Priest has said all that needs to be said. I had never met her, nor read enough of her, but I regard The Lathe of Heaven as one of the greatest SF novels of the last fifty years.
Read the rest of Christopher Priest's remarks here:
Great tribute from Priest. My personal favourite is Left Hand of Darkness.ReplyDelete
"Left Hand of Darkness" did indeed leave a mark. Re-reading it every now and then.ReplyDelete
Same here, I listen to my LHoD audiobook pretty regularly, at least once a year.Delete
Just started my first Ursula Le Guin, sad to discover her so late.ReplyDelete
Also, Alastair, have you seen this recent BBC news article:
Who will be the first eighty?!