Leguin, Ursula - Prose & Criticism
The Unreal and the Real
The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin
Paperback ISBN: 1481475975
A collection of short stories by the legendary and iconic Ursula K. Le Guin—selected with an introduction by the author, and combined in one volume for the first time. The Unreal and the Real is a collection of some of Ursula K. Le Guin’s best short stories. She has won multiple prizes and accolades from the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to the Newbery Honor, the Nebula, Hugo, World Fantasy, and PEN/Malamud Awards. She has had her work collected over the years, but this is the first short story volume combining a full range of her work.
Paperback ISBN: 0152062424
When the conquerors of Ansul deem acts of reading and writing punishable by death, seventeen-year-old Memer, who has found a safe haven in the Oracle House, where the last books are hidden, finds her life forever changed by the arrival of an Uplands poet. Reprint.
The Wave in the Mind
Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1590300068
The author presents a collection of nonfiction writings, including essays on such topics as Tolstoy, Tolkien, women's shoes, Mark Twain, family life, and beauty, as well as autobiographical writings and reflections on the arts of reading and writing.
The Word for World Is Forest
Paperback ISBN: 0765324644
The award-winning masterpiece by one of today’s most honored writers! The Word for World is Forest When the inhabitants of a peaceful world are conquered by the bloodthirsty yumens, their existence is irrevocably altered. Forced into servitude, the Athsheans find themselves at the mercy of their brutal masters. Desperation causes the Athsheans, led by Selver, to retaliate against their captors, abandoning their strictures against violence. But in defending their lives, they have endangered the very foundations of their society. For every blow against the invaders is a blow to the humanity of the Athsheans. And once the killing starts, there is no turning back.
Worlds of Exile and Illusion
Rocannon's World, Planet of Exile, City of Illusions
Paperback ISBN: 0312862113
The author's first three novels--City of Illusions, Rocannon's World, and Planet of Exile--are included in an omnibus edition, all set in the same universe as The Left Hand of Darkness, as her characters battle forces in society that seek to tear them apart. Reprint.