‘The gems in this impressive collection have the same power to disconcert as her best novels’ Martin Amis

‘Her worlds have a magic sheen . . . she moulds them into dimensions we can only just sense. She is unique. She is legend’ THE TIMES

North to Orsinia and the boundaries between reality and madness … South to discover Antarctica with nine South American women … West to find an enchanted harp and the borderland between life and death … and onward to all points on and off the compass. Twenty astonishing stories from acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin carry us to worlds of wonder and horror, desire and destiny, enchantment and doom.

Reviews

Her worlds have a magic sheen . . . she moulds them into dimensions we can only just sense. She is unique. She is legend
THE TIMES
One of the most accomplished of contemporary science fiction writers
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF BOOKS
A wonderfully mordant analyst of human weakness. The gems in this impressive collection have the same power to disconcert as her best novels
Martin Amis