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ISBN: 1860491898 / ISBN-13: 9781860491894

The Left Hand of Darkness


Genly Ai is a diplomat of sorts, sent to observe the inhabitants of the snowbound planet of Winter. But the isolated, androgynous people are ... Show synopsis

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  • The Left Hand of Darkness (Virago Press Ltd) – Mass-market paperback (1997)
    by Ursula K. Le Guin

    The Left Hand of Darkness

    Mass-market paperback, Virago Press Ltd
    New edition. New edition.
    256 pages

    ISBN: 1860491898
    ISBN-13: 9781860491894

    Winter is an Earth-like planet with two major differences: conditions are semi artic even at the warmest time of the year, and the inhabitants are all of the same sex. Tucked away in a remote corner of the universe, they have no knowledge of space travel or of life beyond their own world. And when a strange envoy from space brings news of a vast coalition of planets which they are invited to join, he is met with fear, mistrust and disbelief...'The Left Hand of Darkness' is a groundbreaking work of feminist science fiction, ... Show more

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by AutumnLady on Mar 25, 2008

Le Guin, provokes the reader gently, instilling a fleeting sense of warm recognition and you cant help but investigate earth ideals about govenment, sexuality, friendship and culture clash. Beautifully written, this book maintains a sense of hush and cold breath floating in the still night air.... More

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