Ursula K. Le Guin: The Hainish Novels and Stories: A Library of America Boxed Set
ISBN: 1598535374
EAN13: 9781598535372
Language: English
Publication Date: Sep 5, 2017
Pages: 2100
Dimensions: 2.9" H x 8.5" L x 5.4" W
Weight: 3.38 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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For the first time, a deluxe collector's edition of the pathbreaking novels and stories that reinvented science fiction, with new introductions by the author.

Winner of the 2018 Locus Award for Best SF Collection.

In such visionary masterworks as the Nebula and Hugo Award winners The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin redrew the map of modern science fiction, imagining a galactic confederation of human colonies founded by the planet Hain, an array of worlds whose divergent societies--the result of both evolution and genetic engineering--allow her to speculate on what is intrinsic in human nature. Now, for the first time, the complete Hainish novels and stories are collected in a deluxe two-volume Library of America boxed set, with new introductions by the author.

Volume one gathers the first five Hainish novels: Rocannon's World, in which an ethnologist sent to a bronze-age planet must help defeat an intergalactic enemy; Planet of Exile, the story of human colonists stranded on a planet that is slowly killing them; City of Illusions, which finds a future Earth ruled by the mysterious Shing; and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning masterpieces The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed--as well as four short stories.

Volume two presents Le Guin's final two Read More chevron_right

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