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The Left Hand Of Darkness

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When The Left Hand of Darkness first appeared in 1969, the original jacket copy read, "Once in a long while a whole new world is created for us. Such worlds are Middle Earth, Dune—and such a world is Winter."  Twenty-five years and a Hugo and Nebula Award later, these words remain t...

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  • Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Publish Date: 1987-03-15
  • Book Awards


    Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Nebula
  • 1 Hugo


  • Book Award Years
    1970 Hugo Winner: The Left Hand of Darkness
    1969 Nebula Winner: The Left Hand of Darkness

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