The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin
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The Left Hand of Darkness


I can't believe it took me so long to get around to reading this. It's been on my to read read list for *ahem* 30ish years.

Good stuff. Worth the wait.

"How does one hate a country, or love one?... I lack the trick of it. I know people, I know towns, farms, hills and rivers and rocks, I know how the sun at sunset in autumn falls on the side of a certain plowland in the hills; but what is the sense of giving a boundary to all that, of giving it a name and ceasing to love where the name ceases to apply?"