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The left hand of darkness.

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
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Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 9780441478125 0441478123
OCLC Number: 701740978
Contents: A parade in Erhenrang --
The place inside the blizzard --
The mad king --
The nineteenth day --
The domestication of Hunch --
One way into Orgoreyn --
The question of sex --
Another way into Orgoreyn --
Estraven the traitor --
Conversations in mishnory --
Soliloquies in mishnory --
On time and darkness --
Down on the farm --
The escape --
To the ice --
Between Drumner and Dremegole --
An Orgota creation myth --
On the ice --
Homecoming --
A fool's errand --
The Gethenian calendar and clock.

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[A] science fiction masterpiece. Newsweek A jewel of a story. Frank Herbert As profuse and original in invention as The Lord of the Rings. Michael Moorcock An instant classic. Minneapolis Read more...

 
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