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The Left Hand of Darkness (S.F. MASTERWORKS)

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Description for The Left Hand of Darkness (S.F. MASTERWORKS) Paperback. The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning masterpiece from one of the all-time greats of Science Fiction. Series: S.F. Masterworks. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Genly Ai is an ethnologist observing the people of the planet Gethen, a world perpetually in winter. The people there are androgynous, normally neuter, but they can become male ot female at the peak of their sexual cycle. They seem to Genly Ai alien, unsophisticated and confusing. But he is drawn into the complex politics of the planet and, during a long, tortuous journey across the ice with a politician who has fallen from favour and has been outcast, he loses his professional detachment and reaches a painful understanding of the true nature of Gethenians and, in a moving and ... Read more

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About Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea have attained undisputed classic status; ... Read more

Reviews for The Left Hand of Darkness (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
A rich and complex story of friendship and love
Ursula Le Guin is a chemist of the heart
David Mitchell It's a giant thought experiment that's also a cracking good read about gender
Neil Gaiman

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