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Le Guin, Ursula K. 1929-2018

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Most widely held works by Ursula K Le Guin
A wizard of earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

289 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 27 languages and held by 6,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance
The left hand of darkness by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

297 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 5,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the inherent communication difficulties in the mingling and clash of cultures that, over the centuries of separation, have developed widely disparate social and political structures as well as a range of biological differences
The tombs of Atuan by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

216 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 5,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure
The farthest shore by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

200 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the prince of Enlad declares the wizards have forgotten their spells, Ged sets out to test the ancient prophecies of Earthsea
Tehanu : the last book of Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

99 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final episode of "The Earthsea Cycle", the widowed Tenar finds and nurses her aging friend, Sparrowhawk, a magician who has lost his powers
Catwings by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young cats with wings leave the city slums in search of a safe place to live, finally meeting two children with kind hands
Gifts by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of the Uplands are a fierce group, always at war with one of their neighbours - All of them are possessed of gifts, passed down through the family, which give them strange powers designed to help them survive - This is the story of Orrec and Gry and the powers that they hold
The other wind by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

93 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sorcerer Alder has the power of mending, but it may have become the power of destruction: every night he dreams of the wall between the land of the living and the land of the dead, and the wall is being dismantled. If the wall is breached, the dead will invade Earthsea. Ged, once Archmage of Earthsea, sends Alder to King Lebannen. Now Alder and the king must join with a burned woman, a wizard of forbidden lore, and a being who is woman and dragon both, in an impossible quest to save Earthsea
The dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin( )

190 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Shevek, a brilliant physicist who single-handedly attempts to re-unite two planets cut off from each other by centuries of distrust. Anarres, Shevek's homeland, is a bleak moon and he risks everything in a courageous visit to Urras, the mother planet
The lathe of heaven by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

104 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearful of the consequences of his dreams that can effect changes in reality, George Orr consults a psychiatrist who tries to make use of Orr's power. This literate and imaginative novel with well-drawn characterizations was first published in Amazing Stories magazine
Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores further the magical world of Earthsea through five tales of events which occur before or after the time of the original novels, as well as an essay on the people, languages, history and magic of the place
Lavinia by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Aeneid, Vergil's hero fights to claim the king's daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to found an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word in the poem. Now, Ursula K. Le Guin gives Lavinia a voice in a novel that takes the reader to the half-wild world of ancient Italy, when Rome was a muddy village near seven hills.--From amazon.com
Very far away from anywhere else by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

91 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a brief and unique Le Guin story, Owen and Natalie, two gifted seventeen-year-olds, find friendship and love by sharing their dreams: one to be a scientist, the other, a musician
The telling by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthling Sutty has been living a solitary, well-protected life in Dovza City on the planet Aka as an official Observer for the interstellar Ekumen. Insisting on all citizens being pure "producer-consumers," the tightly controlled capitalist government of Aka--the Corporation--is systematically destroying all vestiges of the ancient ways: "The Time of Cleansing" is the chilling term used to describe this era. Books are burned, the old language and calligraphy are outlawed, and those caught trying to keep any part of the past alive are punished and then reeducated. Frustrated in her attempts to study the linguistics and literature of Aka's cultural past, Sutty is sent upriver to the backwoods town of Okzat-Ozkat. Here she is slowly charmed by the old-world mountain people, whose still waters, she gradually realizes, run very deep. But whether their ways constitute a religion, ancient traditions, philosophy, or passive, political resistance, Sutty is not sure. Delving ever deeper into her hosts' culture, Sutty finds herself on a parallel spiritual quest, as well
Catwings return by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing to visit their mother, two winged cats leave their new country home to return to the city, where they discover a winged kitten in a building imminently to be demolished
The language of the night : essays on fantasy and science fiction by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

48 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-four essays concerned with writing in general, the field of fantasy and science fiction, and with the author's own writing
The beginning place by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

51 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh and Irena assummed that they had just stumbled upon Tembraebrezi, a beginning place, but Tembraebrezi has a secret dark fear that is threatening the kingdom and Hugh and Irena were led to the beginning place for a purpose
The wind's twelve quarters : short stories by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

86 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen short stories reveal the author's sustained concern with human relationships and values in past and future worlds of fantasy, speculation, and unearthly provision
Voices by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ansul was once a peaceful town filled with libraries, schools, and temples. But that was long ago, and the conquerors of this coastal city consider reading and writing to be acts punishable by death. And they believe the Oracle House, where the last few undestroyed books are hidden, is seething with demons. But to seventeen-year-old Memer, the house is a refuge, a place of family and learning, ritual and memory--the only place where she feels truly safe. Then an Uplands poet named Orrec and his wife, Gry, arrive, and everything in Memer's life begins to change. Will she and the people of Ansul at last be brave enough to rebel against their oppressors?
Changing planes by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Missing a flight, waiting in an airport, listening to garbled announcements - who doesn't hate that misery?" "But Sita Dulip from Cincinnati finds a method of bypassing the crowds at the desks, the long lines at the toilets, the nasty lunch, the whimpering children and punitive parents, the bookless bookstores, and the blue plastic chairs bolted to the floor." "A mere kind of twist and a slipping bend, easier to do than to describe, takes her not to Denver but to Strupsirts, a picturesque region of waterspouts and volcanoes, or to Djeyo where she can stay for two nights in a small hotel with a balcony overlooking the amber Sea of Somue. This new discovery - changing planes - enables Sita to visit bizarre societies and cultures that sometimes mirror our own and sometimes open doors into the alien."--Jacket
 
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A wizard of earthsea
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The left hand of darknessThe tombs of AtuanThe farthest shoreTehanu : the last book of EarthseaCatwingsGiftsThe other windThe dispossessed
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