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The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 4414780215
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
Series: Hainish Cycle (#4)
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Aerin rated it
4.0 Review: The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. LeGuin
Though I last read The Left Hand of Darkness some fifteen years ago, it had been on my mind frequently as my first North Dakota winter got underway. As the temperature plummeted to -20°F (feeling even colder with the wind rushing down from the icy north), as the snow piled up in feet, as a simple wa...
Yzabel rated it
2.0 The Left Hand of Darkness
The society and humans depicted in this book have fascinating sides: for instance, the subtle and complex social/political/cultural dance of 'shifgrethor'; or the fact that Gethen's inhabitants are sexually neutral most of the time, except during 'kemmer', where they get sexually active and can beco...
BrokenTune rated it
2.0 The Left Hand of Darkness
"The old days or the new times, somer or kemmer, love is love."Ok, so I really have mixed feelings about this book. I really liked the, for its time, daring message and play on gender and roles, and the journey that the characters go on, but I really could not get invested in the characters or the s...
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5.0 The Left Hand of Darkness
82. THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS, BY URSULA K. LE GUIN (Book 4 of The Hainish Cycle)Recommended by Mary. The fact that it’s the fourth book to be published in the Hainish Cycle does cause me some mild discomfort, since I didn’t read any of the other ones yet, but according to Ursula herself the books c...
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4.5 The Left Hand of Darkness
How do I even approach this one? It's not a large book. Not a long read, but certainly not a light one either. There's a lot going on and if you're not keeping up with it, you're going to have no idea what the living hell is going on at times (as I learned the hard way). I did, however, appreciate...
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