The Wind's Twelve Quarters
Ursula Le Guin has been recognized for more than thirty years as one of the most important writers in the sf field and her readership has extended far beyond the readership of the genre. This was her filrst collection of short stories and her best. It brings together almost all of her early short fiction and includes such poised and enduring masterpieces as the Hugo-winning ┐The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas┐, the Nebula-winning ┐The Day before the Revolution┐ and seminal works like ┐Winter┐s King┐, ┐Vaster than Empires and More Slow┐ and ┐Nine Lives┐. The range, strength and beauty of the stories is breathtaking.
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THE WIND'S TWELVE QUARTERS: StoriesUser Review - Kirkus
Seventeen short stories by a major sf luminary of generously ranging interests and likable convictions. A banished astronomer seeks the stars in a silver mine; a planetary survey team receives ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tcarter - LibraryThing
Le Guin's collections of short stories tend to leave me a bit confused. Some contain thought experiments and ideas that I find enthralling and will not leave me. Others are so bizarre that I really do ... Read full review