The Left Hand of Darkness
- Publish Date: 1987-03-15
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking work of science fictionâwinner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
A lone human ambassador is sent to Winter, an alien world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants can change their gender whenever they choose. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguingÂ culture he encounters...
Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.