Aug 14

What's behind me? Sorry I'm too busy looking wind swept!Click for full image

Good Show Sir’s Art Direction: See this grin? Exactly this grin!
Published 2011

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 5.12 out of 10)

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21 Responses to “The Dispossessed”

  1. THX 1138 Says:

    Just keep blowing into that tube, mate, and you’ll be able to float away like your friend up there.

  2. SI Says:

    hahah THX wins the comments.

    I have nothing else to add, your honour.

  3. DaveM Says:

    Poor Le Guin, she always cops the worst covers.

  4. Perry Armstrong Says:

    Gravity-defying beer hat – OF THE FUTURE!

  5. fred Says:

    What exactly is The Times trying to tell me? To reread this book multiple times or for multiple people to read this book once?

  6. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    I know that smile…he’s having a look over this-a way!

  7. Bibliomancer Says:

    With a grin like that he must be sucking nitrous oxide out of that tube.

  8. Tat Wood Says:

    You wear your stillsuit desert-fashion.

  9. Tom Noir Says:

    This book is a favorite of mine… I don’t remember it involving anybody wearing a space sousaphone, though.

  10. Ray P Says:

    Sir Chris Bonington conquers the highest peak on Anarres.

  11. anon Says:

    The crew of a submersible decides it is better for everyone if they simply leave the singer of Nickelback in the bottom of the ocean. To be read again and again.” — The Times

  12. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @anon: WIN!

  13. Ryan_C Says:

    Try as he might Richard Branson couldn’t find a parking spot for his spaceship anywhere.

  14. Anna T. Says:

    That guy . . . Ryan_C says Sir Richard Branson, I say Chuck Norris.

  15. Tat Wood Says:

    @ Anna T and Ryan C (is this the Happiness Patrol?): Its obviously Wayne Coyne looking for work after everyone stopped buying Flaming Lips albums.

  16. A.R.Yngve Says:

    “Behind you! Pluto!”
    “Don’t be silly, we’re lightyears from Pluto…”

  17. Anti-Sceptic Says:

    I think it’s Barry Gibb singing into his space-age microphone.

  18. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    ANOTHER scene only in the Rogue One trailer!

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  20. GSS ex-noob Says:

    Weeping and wailing.

  21. Bibliomancer Says:


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