Synopses & Reviews
Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the greatest science fiction writers and many times the winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. her career as a novelist was launched by the three novels contained in Worlds of Exile and Illusion
. These novels, Rocannon's world, Planet of Exile
, and City of Illusions
, are set in the same universe as Le Guin's groundbreaking classic, The Left hand of Darkness.
Tor is pleased to return these previously unavailable works to print in this attractive new edition.
"Le Guin writes in quiet, straightforward sentences about people who feel they are being torn apart by massive forces in society--technological, political, economic--and who fight courageously to remain whole."--The New York Times Book Review
"As good as any contemporary at creating worlds, imaginary or our own...Le Guin writes with painstaking intelligence. Her characters are complex and haunting, and her writing is remarkable for its sinewy grace."--Time Magazine
Three classic novels are offered in one volume by SF's greatest living female writer. These novels, City of Illusions, Rocannon's World, and Planet of Exile, are set in the same universe as the author's ground-breaking The Left Hand of Darkness. "Le Guin is the ideal science fiction writer for readers who ordinarily dislike science fiction".--The Atlantic Monthly.
About the Author
Ursula K. Le Guin
is widely seen as one of the greatest SF writers in the history of the genre. She has won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards on several occasions, as well as many other honors and prizes.
Table of Contents
Rocannon's world -- Planet of exile -- City of illusions.