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The Dispossessed

 9.50

by Ursula K. Le Guin

‘A well told tale signifying a good deal; one to be read again and again’ THE TIMES

‘The book I wish I had written … It’s so far away from my own imagination, I’d love to sit at my desk one day and discover that I could think and write like Ursula Le Guin’ Roddy Doyle

Le Guin is a writer of phenomenal power’ OBSERVER

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The Dispossessed

The Principle of Simultaneity is a scientific breakthrough which will revolutionize interstellar civilization by making possible instantaneous communication. It is the life work of Shevek, a brilliant physicist from the arid anarchist world of Anarres.

But Shevek’s work is being stifled by jealous colleagues, so he travels to Anarres’s sister-planet Urras. He hopes to find more liberty and tolerance there. But he soon finds himself being used as a pawn in a deadly political game.

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of DarknessThe Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea have attained undisputed classic status

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.6 × 19.7 cm

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