City of Illusions - Ursula K. Le Guin7.16

Scattered over the earth, small isolated settlements of humanity lived in a state of semi-barbarity; the knowledge and skills, the glory that had been Terra's in the golden age of the League of Worlds lost to ruthless conquerors.

Each time a group of Earthmen began to rise from the ashes, the Shing, the ravagers of Terra, the Liars, would crush them out.

Only one man could stand against them, and that man had alien amber eyes. Before he dared oppose the enemy he had to prove to humanity, and to himself that he was not a tool of the Shing...

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Release date: 1967
Genres: science fiction
Average rating: 7.16/10
Total ratings: 39
Updated: August 20, 2021

Hainish Cycle :: Series

Planet of Exile6.94
Rocannon's World7.46
City of Illusions7.16
The Left Hand of Darkness7.98
The Dispossessed8.02
The Word for World Is Forest7.04
Four Ways to Forgiveness7.34
Worlds of Exile and Illusion7.34
The Telling7.24