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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2009.
Series: Hainish.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [40th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats
While on a mission to the planet Gethen, earthling Genly Ai is sent by leaders of the nation of Orgoreyn to a concentration camp from which the exiled prime minister of the nation of Karhide tries to rescue him.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 9781841496061 1841496065
OCLC Number: 503626295
Notes: Originally published: London: Macdonald, 1969.
Awards: Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the James Tiptree Jnr Retrospective Award.
Description: xii, 272 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Series Title: Hainish.
Responsibility: Ursula Le Guin.


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