The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Release Date : 14 February 2017
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Genre : Fiction
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  • ISBN 13 : 9780062470973
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The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas Book Summary

“Ursula Le Guin is more than just a writer of adult fantasy and science fiction . . . she is a philosopher; an explorer in the landscapes of the mind.” – Cincinnati Enquirer The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse worlds. "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" is a short story originally published in the collection The Wind's Twelve Quarters.

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher : HarperCollins
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“Ursula Le Guin is more than just a writer of adult fantasy and science fiction . . . she is a philosopher; an explorer in the landscapes of the mind.” – Cincinnati Enquirer The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le ...

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

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Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Fiction
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The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds. The Wind's Twelve Quarters collects seventeen powerful stories, each with an introduction by the author, ranging from ...

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The inaugural volume of Library of America’s Ursula K. Le Guin edition gathers her complete Orsinian writings, enchanting, richly imagined historical fiction collected here for the first time. Written before Le Guin turned to science fiction, the novel Malafrena is a tale of love and duty set in the ...