The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose

The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 13/08/2015
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The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose
A diverse collection from a great writer.
Though Ursula K. Le Guin is most often mentioned in regards to her brilliant Earthsea Quartet I'm personally more fond of her stranger science fiction titl... READ MORE
Peter Chalker at Waterstones Bedford

Synopsis

Grand Master Ursula K. LeGuin has been recognised for almost fifty years as one of the most important writers in the SF field - and is likewise feted beyond the confines of the genre. The Wind's Twelve Quarters was her first collection and it brings together some of finest short fiction, including the Hugo Award-winning 'The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas', the Nebula Award-winning 'The Day Before the Revolution', and the Hugo-nominated 'Winter's King', which gave readers their first glimpse of the world later made famous in her Hugo- and Nebula-winning masterpiece The Left Hand of Darkness.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781473205765
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Weight: 400g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 161 x 38 mm

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