The Left Hand of Darkness (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
336
Utgivningsdatum
2017-04-13
Utmärkelser
Winner of Nebula Award 1970 (UK)
Förlag
Gollancz
Dimensioner
130 x 129 x 20 mm
Vikt
240 g
ISBN
9781473221628
The Left Hand of Darkness (häftad)

The Left Hand of Darkness

Häftad Engelska, 2017-04-13
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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 memorable sequence, even finds love...
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It's a giant thought experiment that's also a cracking good read about gender -- Neil Gaiman Ursula Le Guin is a chemist of the heart -- David Mitchell A rich and complex story of friendship and love * Guardian * Ursula Le Guin was able to reimagine many concepts we take to be natural, shared, and unalterable - gender, utopia, creation, war, family, the city, the country - and reveal the all-too-human constructions at their center ... Literature will miss her. There's no one like her -- Zadie Smith

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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; and her recent series, the Annals of the Western Shore, has won her the PEN Center USA Children's literature award and the Nebula Award for best novel. In 2014 Ursula Le Guin was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She lived in Portland, Oregon, until she passed away in January 2018. Read more at http://sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/le_guin_ursula_k