skip to content
The left hand of darkness Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 9781857230741 1857230744
OCLC Number: 754683549
Notes: First published in Great Britain in 1992 by Orbit.
"A classic of science fiction" -- Cover.
Description: 248 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Ursula LeGuin.

Abstract:

A stunning re-issue of one of the most outstanding and enduring classics of science fiction.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A beguiling read... Le Guin's sometimes mischievous narrative tone is crisp and fresh www.sf.com A jewel of a story. Frank Herbert As profuse and original in invention as The Lord of the Rings. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/754683549>
library:oclcnum"754683549"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2010"
schema:description""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..."--Back cover."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/402400>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The left hand of darkness"@en
schema:numberOfPages"248"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.