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Behind the gorgeous new illustrated edition of Ursula K Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness

Posted On: Sep 16, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

Behind the gorgeous new illustrated edition of Ursula K Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness

The Folio Society has released a number of stunning illustrated editions of science fiction and fantasy novels in recent years, from Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Philip K. Dick's A Scanner Darkly and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? to Isaac Asimov's I, Robot. One of its latest offerings is a new edition of The Left Hand of Darkness , Ursula K. Le Guin's classic sci-fi novel about a planet whose inhabitants have no fixed sex.
This isn't the first time Le Guin - who died in January - has seen her work adapted in such a fashion. The Folio Society released a wonderful edition of her novel A Wizard of Earthsea a couple of years ago, and later this year, Saga Press will release an illustrated omnibus edition of the Earthsea saga. Artist...

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