Book :: The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness
By: Ursula K. Le Guin
Pages: 304
Published: 1969
Genre(s): Science Fiction
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Winter is an Earth-like planet with two major differences: conditions are semi arctic even at the warmest time of the year, and the inhabitants are all of the same sex. Tucked away in a remote corner of the universe, they have no knowledge of space travel or of life beyond their own world. And when a strange envoy from space brings news of a vast coalition of planets which they are invited to...

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