Ursula K. Le Guin

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Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (October 21, 1929 - January 24, 2018) was an American author who primarily wrote fantasy and science fiction.

In 1988, she was Guest of Honour at Mythcon 19.

It has been noted that Kingsfoil, the (translated) name of Athelas, appears in Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea.[1]

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  1. Includes a discussion of the difference between the concept of evil in the writings of Lewis and Tolkien.


  1. "Athelas", dated 21 January 2001, at Forum.BarrowDowns.com (accessed 13 November 2011)