The unexpected

This is a quote from the book The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin.

Quote by Ursula K. Le Guin, “The unexpected is what makes life possible.”

Have you read this book? I’d love to hear your thoughts in a comment below!

If you’re interested, you can read an excerpt from the book here.

The Left Hand of Darkness – Summary

Here is the book summary:

Ursula K. Le Guin’s groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants’ gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters…

Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.

Copyright © 1969 by Ursula K. Le Guin.

More details can be found here on Goodreads and on Storygraph.

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