Earthsea & The Left Hand of Darkness: Two BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations

Earthsea & The Left Hand of Darkness: Two BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations

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Earthsea is based on the first three books in the Earthsea Cycle. It tells the stories of Ged and Tenar, inhabitants of a vast archipelago where magic is part of life. Young wizard Ged releases a terrible shadow into the world; meanwhile, Tenar is taken from her home and family to become priestess and guardian of the Tombs of Atuan. The Left Hand of Darkness is set on Gethen, a world in the grip of an Ice Age whose people are both male and female, and neither. Genly Ai has been sent from Earth on the biggest mission of his life: to persuade the people of Gethen to join the Ekumen, a union of planets. But his task is fraught with danger. Unabridged. With a bonus interview Ursula le Guin interview disc.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785293412
Publisher: B B C Worldwide Americas
Publication date: 07/07/2016
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born in 1929 in Berkeley, and lives in Portland, Oregon. As of 2015, she has published twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many honors and awards including Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, and the National Book Foundation Medal. Her most recent publications are The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin, 2012, and Steering the Craft: A 21st-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story, 2015.


Portland, Oregon

Date of Birth:

October 21, 1929

Place of Birth:

Berkeley, California


B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Columbia University, 1952

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