The Left Hand of DarknessBook - 2000
Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fiction--winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants' gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters...
Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.
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LPL_ReadersServices Aug 27, 2016
Ursula K. Le Guin's exploration of a gender-less world is hailed as one of the most important and influential works of the genre. The full extent of sex, reproduction, and gender identity's impact on civilization is illustrated within an immersing alien adventure.
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I was alone, with a stranger, inside the walls of a dark palace, in a strange snow-changed city, in the heart of the Ice Age of an alien world.
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