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The Left hand of darkness

While on a mission to the planet Gethen, earthling Genly Ai is sent by leaders of the nation of Orgoreyn to a concentration camp from which the exiled prime minister of the nation of Karhide tries to rescue him.

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  • "Left hand of darkness"@he
  • "Left hand of darkness"@it
  • "Left hand of darkness"@tr

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  • "Kidnapped by a thunderstorm and deposited in an everchanging, unstable world, two teenage girls become caught in a battle for supremacy between rival sorcerers."
  • "Genly Ai is an emissary from the human galaxy to the planet Winter. He is sent to study the Gethenians, who can become male or female during each mating cycle."
  • "While on a mission to the planet Gethen, earthling Genly Ai is sent by leaders of the nation of Orgoreyn to a concentration camp from which the exiled prime minister of the nation of Karhide tries to rescue him."
  • "While on a mission to the planet Gethen, earthling Genly Ai is sent by leaders of the nation of Orgoreyn to a concentration camp from which the exiled prime minister of the nation of Karhide tries to rescue him."@en
  • "The inhabitants of Gethen adopt both male and female sexual functions at different stages of their life cycle. For a landing party from Earth, the absence of sex roles and the associated social expectations is terrifying."
  • "The Terrans have sent a landing party to Gethan and what they find are a people outside their understanding, who do not see one another as men or women, strong or weak."
  • "On behalf of his government, an earthling travels to an alien, backward world whose inhabitants are all ambisexual."@en
  • "This is a science fiction novel which tells the story of Winter, an Earth-like planet where the weather conditions are semi-arctic and the inhabitants are all of the same sex, which is invited to join a coalition of planets."
  • "De linkerhand van de duisternis. - De bewoners van een koude planeet hebben geen notie van het leven buiten hun eigen wereld totdat ze worden uitgenodigd om met een aantal andere planeten een coalitie aan te gaan."
  • "The Gethenians do not see one another as men or women. At each sexual cycle they may develop in either direction for the duration of that cycle. There is no division. One is respected and judged only as a human being. Terrans were having a difficult time with socio-interactions."@en
  • "A human emissary sent to the world of Winter to bring it into a galactic civilization must find a way to bridge the gulf between his outlook and that of the natives, who can change gender at will."@en
  • "A human emissary sent to the world of Winter to bring it into a galactic civilization must find a way to bridge the gulf between his outlook and that of the natives, who can change gender at will."
  • ""Winter is an Earth-like planet with two major differences: conditions are semi artic even at the warmest time of the year, and the inhabitants are all of the same sex. Tucked away in a remote corner of the universe, they have no knowledge of space travel or of life beyond their own world. And when a strange envoy from space brings news of a vast coalition of planets which they are invited to join, he is met with fear, mistrust and disbelief..."--Back cover."
  • "Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the inherent communication difficulties in the mingling and clash of cultures that, over the centuries of separation, have developed widely disparate social and political structures as well as a range of biological differences."
  • "Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the inherent communication difficulties in the mingling and clash of cultures that, over the centuries of separation, have developed widely disparate social and political structures as well as a range of biological differences."@en

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  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Americké romány"
  • "Sci-fi"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Fantasy fiction"
  • "Science fiction novels"
  • "Vědecko-fantastické romány"
  • "Science fiction"@en
  • "Science fiction"
  • "Powieść fantastyczna amerykańska"
  • "Fremtidsromaner"
  • "Science fiction, American"@en
  • "Translations"

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  • "The Left hand of darkness"@en
  • "The Left hand of darkness"
  • "암흑의왼손"
  • "Me-ʻever la-ʻalaṭah"
  • "The Left Hand of Darkness"@en
  • "The Left Hand of Darkness"
  • "Karanlığın sol eli"@tr
  • "Karanlığın sol eli"
  • "Winterplanet : Roman"
  • "闇の左手"
  • "Winterplanet"
  • "Mano sinistra delle tenebre"
  • "Duisters linkerhand"
  • "Leva ruka Tame"@da
  • "Ŏdum ŭi oenson"
  • "Leva ruka tame"
  • "Amhŭk ŭi oenson"
  • "Winterplanet Roman"
  • "Levá ruka tmy"
  • "מעבר לעלטה"
  • "The left hand of darkness : [Hainish Cycle]"
  • "Left hand of darkness"
  • "Left hand of darkness"@en
  • "The left hand of darkness"@en
  • "The left hand of darkness"
  • "어둠의왼손"
  • "The left hand of darkness : [a classic of science fiction]"
  • "Mâna stângă a întunericului : [roman]"
  • "Karanliğin sol eli"
  • "La mano sinistra delle tenebre : romanzo"
  • "La mano sinistra delle tenebre"
  • "La mano sinistra delle tenebre"@it
  • "Winterplanet Science Fiction-Roman"
  • "The left hand of darkness a classic of science fiction"
  • "Winterplanet : Science Fiction-Roman"
  • "Winterplanet Science-fiction-Roman"
  • "<&gt"@he
  • "Mörkrets vänstra hand"
  • "Mörkrets vänstra hand"@sv
  • "Mâna stângă a întunericului"
  • "Karanlığın sol eli= The left hand of darkness"
  • "Yami no hidarite"@ja
  • "Yami no hidarite"
  • "Winterplanet : Science-Fiction-Roman"
  • "Winterplanet : Science-fiction-Roman"
  • "Pimeyden vasen käsi"
  • "Pimeyden vasen käsi"@fi
  • "Mørkets venstre hånd"
  • "Mørkets venstre hånd"@da

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