reviewed The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin (Hainish Cycle, #6)

Ursula K. Le Guin: The Dispossessed (Paperback, 1999, Gollancz) 4 stars

Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, …

Slow start, and good book with a major detractor

4 stars

This was a slow starter, but I quite liked it when it got going, it's a really fun exploration of an anarchist communist and a plutocratic capitalist society meeting.

There is only one bad thing, a rape scene a bit before the half way point that felt gratuitous and not needed, and it served very little purpose in the story, apart from that I really liked the book :)