The Left Hand of DarknessBook - 2010
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multcolib_northwest Apr 11, 2016
A classic science fiction novel first published in 1969 that tells the story of the world of Winter, whose people are hermaphroditic, and of a lone human who travels to the planet to ask them to join galactic civilization.
multcolib_recommends5 Mar 27, 2014
A human envoy to the world of Winter (a planet whose hermaphroditic people, when motivated, switch sex) is caught up in a Cold War-esque political drama between two powerful nations.
multcolib_rachaels Mar 18, 2014
Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the inherent communication difficulties in the mingling and clash of cultures that, over the centuries of separation, have developed widely disparate social and political structures as well as a range of biological differences.
multcolib Jan 23, 2014
Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st centu... Read More »