The Left Hand Of Darkness

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Winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards on its first publication in 1969, this classic SF novel is the story of Winter, a planet with semi-Arctic conditions and inhabitants all of the same sex.

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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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Weight 0.24 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.8 × 2.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xvii, 304

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K