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Ursula K. Le Guin : Hainish Novels and Stories, Vol. 2: The Word for World Is Forest / Five Ways to Forgiveness / The Telling / Stories
by Ursula K. Le Guin and Brian Attebery


Overview - The star-spanning story of humanity's colonization of other planets, Ursula K. Le Guin's visionary Hainish novels and stories redrew the map of modern science fiction, making it a rich field for literary explorations of "the nature of human nature," as Margaret Atwood has described Le Guin's subject.  Read more...

 
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More About Ursula K. Le Guin by Ursula K. Le Guin; Brian Attebery
 
 
 
Overview
The star-spanning story of humanity's colonization of other planets, Ursula K. Le Guin's visionary Hainish novels and stories redrew the map of modern science fiction, making it a rich field for literary explorations of "the nature of human nature," as Margaret Atwood has described Le Guin's subject. Now, for the first time, the complete Hainish novels and stories are collected in a definitive two-volume Library of America edition, with new introductions by the author. This second volume in a definitive two-volume edition gathers Le Guin's final two Hainish novels, The Word for World Is Forest, in which Earth enslaves another planet to strip its natural resources, and The Telling, the harrowing story of a society which has suppressed its own cultural heritage. Rounding out the volume are seven short stories and the story suite Five Ways to Forgiveness, published here in full for the first time. The endpapers feature a full-color chart of the known worlds of Hainish descent.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781598535396
  • ISBN-10: 1598535390
  • Publisher: Library of America
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 890
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Series: Library of America (Hardcover)

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