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Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - Mere Smith - Goodreads

Only my second Le Guin book, but her sociological take on sci-fi has me hooked. Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - David Dutton - Goodreads

I quit QR on page 7. It is verbose and the language used borders on pointless in its pretension. Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

Pretty terrific world building, Le Guin set up a really well thought out society, complete with culture, politics, etc. Interesting sort of reverse version of stranger in a strange land. Story line wasn't crazy gripping but everything else was good enough to make up for it. Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - JMRL - Goodreads

Find it at JMRL: http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1287779~S9 Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - John Lussier - Goodreads

Le Guin examines duality, sexuality, and life through this SciFi work. What does sexuality and gender do to our society? To our lives? What does it mean for politics, family, etc.? Alot. Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - Johnny Moonlight - Goodreads

boring... Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - tom - Goodreads

she talks about the people in the o nation being conformist or whatever and i have problems with this but it's interesting that she doesn't link it to the problem of cold and what she'd earlier said about change being very gradual because a big change could totally ruin whole communities. idk Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - Cha - Goodreads

“I tried to, but my efforts took the form of self-consciously seeing a Gethenian first as a man, then as a woman, forcing him into those categories so irrelevant to his nature and so essential to my ... Read full review

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

This was the Fantasy selection for the Goodreads SciFi and Fantasy Book Club for the month of July 2009. Visit this link to see all of the discussions, group member reviews, etc. Read full review

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