Wind's Twelve Quarters

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Published: December 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 320
Paperback
ISBN: 9780060914349

       

Overview of Wind's Twelve Quarters

"Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds. The Wind's Twelve Quarters collects seventeen stories, each with an introduction by the author, ranging from fantasy to intriguing scientific concepts, from medieval settings to the future." Including a foreword by Le Guin, describing her experience, her inspirations, and her approach to writing, this collection explores human values, relationships, and survival, and showcases the myriad talents of one of the most provocative writers of our time.

Synopsis of Wind's Twelve Quarters

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 fantasy to intriguing scientific concepts, from medieval settings to the future.

Including an insightful foreword by Le Guin, describing her experience, her inspirations, and her approach to writing, this stunning collection explores human values, relationships, and survival, and showcases the myriad talents of one of the most provocative writers of our time.

About the Author, Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin's first story was rejected by Amazing Stories -- back when she was 11 years old. Since then, Le Guin has become one of science fiction's most critically acclaimed authors, as well as a versatile writer of poetry, children's books, essays, and nonfiction.

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