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The Dispossessed
The Dispossessed
Author: Ursula K. LeGuin
In her most ambitious and prophetic novel to date, Ursula K. LeGuin has produced a stunning tour de force -- the spellbinding story of Shevek, a brilliant physicist who single-handedly attempts to reunite two planets cut off from each other by centuries of distrust. — Anarres, Shevek's homeland, is a bleak moon settled by an anarchic utopian civi...  more »
ISBN: 235984
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 311
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Publisher: Avon
Book Type: Paperback
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LeGuin's worlds are always intricately constructed and workable, but the stories she sets on them don't make for light reading. This tale of a man who attempts to create understanding and cooperation between societies on twin planets, moves at less than a snail's pace and is flawed by a shifting timeline and impenetrable discussions of the physics of time.