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...
Genres: science fiction
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Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929-2018) was an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and short stories, most notably in the fantasy and science fiction genres.
Le Guin was first published in the 1960s. Her works explore philosophical, psychological and sociological themes. She has received several Hugo and Nebula awards, and was awarded the Gandalf Grand Master award in 1979 and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award in 2003.
Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, the daughter of the anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber and the writer Theodora Kroeber. Her father was granted the first Ph.D. in Anthropology in the United States in 1901 (Columbia University). She