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The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #1)
by Ursula K. Le Guin

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The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin Overview

Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life--Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian m Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life--Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Urras, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change.

Ursula K. Le Guin

About The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #1) Description

As of 2013, Ursula K. Le Guin has published twenty-two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards: Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, etc. Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, and The Wild Girls. Forthcoming

Data Book The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #1)

Original Title The Dispossessed ISBN 0061054887 (ISBN13: 9780061054884 ) Edition Language English Series Hainish Cycle #1 Characters Shevek, Takver Literary Awards Hugo Award for Best Novel (1975), Nebula Award for Best Novel (1974), Prometheus Hall of Fame Award (1993), Locus Award for Best Novel (1975), Jupiter Award for Best Novel (1975) ...more John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction Novel (1975), Ditmar Award Nominee for Best International Long Fiction (1975) ...less (98)