The Left Hand of Darkness: 50th Anniversary Edition

The Left Hand of Darkness: 50th Anniversary Edition

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50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION--WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID MITCHELL AND A NEW AFTERWORD BY CHARLIE JANE ANDERS

Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fiction--winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants' gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters...

Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Ace Books
Published: 07/01/2000
Pages: 336
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 8.29h x 5.29w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780441007318
Age Range: 18-UP

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 7
Point Value: 15
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 62984 / Left Hand of Darkness

Award: Spectrum Awards - Finalist

About the Author
Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1929. She was the bestselling author of the Earthsea books and the Hainish books, including The Left Hand of Darkness, which was awarded both the Nebula and the Hugo Awards. With the awarding of the 1975 Hugo and Nebula Awards to The Dispossessed, she became the first author to win both awards twice for novels. She passed away in 2018.