The Wind's Twelve Quarters
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The Wind's Twelve Quarters : Stories

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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 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 148 x 203 x 20mm | 254g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0060914343
  • 9780060914349
  • 57,101

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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 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.
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Review quote

"A collection that begins with a fine story and gets better and better."--Dallas News
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5,096 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
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4 43% (2,181)
3 20% (1,018)
2 3% (157)
1 1% (33)
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