Three Hainish Novels Author:Ursula K. LeGuin From the prizewinning author of "the Left Hand of Darkness" comes a trio of spellbinding novels in one volume. Rocannon's World, intergalactic war approaches Formalhaut II and Rocannon's ethnological team is sent to prepare that backward,beautiful planet for entry into the League of All Worlds for protection.Some of the indigenous races had begi... more »nnings of telepathy, mind-speech, but no further chance to study was available due to the oncoming war. When the enemy steals the League ansible-enabling instant communication between distant worlds,only Rocannon escapes and enlists the help of the world's inhabitants to recover the ansible,but at what price?
Planet of Exile tells the tale of Rolery who had heard all her life about the " farborn",otherworlders who lived on her planet but she had never seen them or their alien city with a huge causeway leading to a black fortress until one day when she approached it and the alien voices spoke to her.
City of Illusion. The forest people found a stranger wandering witless near their woods. They named him Falk and healed his body but he could not find his identity without help from the Shing,ruthless aliens who had destroyed the League of All Worlds. They talked to him but what they did not tell him was what worried Falk. The fate of two worlds rested in his hands.« less