Romance, murder, freedom, blood-sacrifice, the terrors of tyranny and the insatiable need for human love, these are just some of the eternal themes dealt with in this richly varied collection of stories. Gliding back and forth in time, here is an imaginary country inhabited by imaginary people whose hopes, fears, passions and despairs are brought vividly to life by Ursula Le Guin's brilliant power of perception and sensitivity.

Now, for the first time, this award-winning author brings to mainstream fiction the same virtuosity and vaulting imagination that won her such an exalted place in the realm of science fiction.

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Release date: 1976
Genres: fantasy, mainstream, short stories
Average rating: 7/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated 2018-01-06