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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, ©1976.
Series: Ace science fiction.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0441478123 9780441478125 0441478069 9780441478064
OCLC Number: 41462971
Description: 304 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. A Parade in Erhenrang --
2. The Place Inside the Blizzard --
3. The Mad King --
4. The Nineteenth Day --
5. The Domestication of Hunch --
6. One Way into Orgoreyn --
7. The Question of Sex --
8. Another Way into Orgoreyn --
9. Estraven the Traitor --
10. Conversations in Mishnory --
11. Soliloquies in Mishnory --
12. On Time and Darkness --
13. Down on the Farm --
14. The Escape --
15. To the Ice --16. Between Drumner and Dremegole --
17. An Orgota Creation Myth --
18. On the Ice --
19. Homecoming --
20. A Fool's Errand --
The Gethenian Calendar and Clock.
Series Title: Ace science fiction.
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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This science fiction novel is the story of Winter, an Earth-like planet with two major differences. Conditions are semi-arctic even at the warmest time of the year, and the inhabitants are all of the  Read more...

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A jewel of a story. (Frank Herbert) An instant classic. ("Minneapolis Star-Tribune")

 
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