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Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2002.
Series: SF masterworks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shevek, a brilliant physicist, attempts to reunite two planets cut off from each other by centuries of distrust.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 1857988825 9781857988826
OCLC Number: 225191297
Notes: Originally published: New York: Harper & Row; London: Gollancz, 1974.
Awards: Short-listed for John W Campbell Award 1975 (UK)
Description: 318 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: SF masterworks.
Responsibility: Ursula Le Guin.

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Shevak, a brilliant scientist, wants to tear down the wall of hatred that has isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. So he journeys to the utopian Urras in an  Read more...

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[Le Guin had] the heart of a poet who knew all too well the difference between miracle and eureka, revelation and revolution * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * Le Guin's book ... is so persuasive that it ought to Read more...

 
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