The Left Hand of Darkness
Working with Glasgow's Aye-Aye Books, Satellite's artist Holly McLean has selected The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin as part of a collection of books to accompany their exhibition If you get the knees right the rest should follow. Read more about Holly's exhibition here.
Winter is an Earth-like planet with two major differences: conditions are semi artic 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 join, he is met with fear, mistrust and disbelief. . .
'The Left Hand of Darkness' is a groundbreaking work of feminist science fiction, an imaginative masterpiece which poses challenging questions about sexuality, sexism and the organisation of society.
- Publisher : Orbit (31 Dec. 1981)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781857230741
- ISBN-13 : 978-1857230741
- Dimensions : 10.8 x 1.6 x 17.8 cm
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