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The wind"s twelve quarters

Ursula K. Le Guin

The wind"s twelve quarters

seventeen stories of fantastic adventure

by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Published by HarperPrism in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previously published: New York : Harper & Row, 1975.

StatementUrsula K. Le Guin.
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22236198M
ISBN 100061056057
OCLC/WorldCa36985928

Now, in The Wind’s Twelve Quarters, seventeen of her favorite stories reaffirm Ursula Le Guin as one of America’s outstanding writers. Semley’s Necklace April in Paris The Masters Darkness Box The Word of Unbinding The Rule of Names Winter’s King The Good Trip Nine Lives Things A Trip to the Head Vaster than Empires and More Slow The. The Wind's Twelve Quarters is a collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, named after a line from A.E. Housman's A Shropshire Lad [1] and first published by Harper & Row in [2] Described by Le Guin as a retrospective, [3] it collects 17 previously published stories, four of which were the germ of novels she was to write later: "The Word of Unbinding" and "The Rule .

The Wind's Twelve Quarters, is a retrospective collection of seventeen short stories written by Le Guin during the first ten years of her published of the stories fit into the fantasy or sci-fi genres. This collection was published in I've already reviewed the four sci-fi short stories that are related to the novels set in the Hainish worlds in other posts on this sub.   The Wind's Twelve Quarters was her first collection and it brings together some of finest short fiction, including the Hugo Award-winning 'The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas', the Nebula Award-winning 'The Day Before the Revolution', and the Hugo-nominated 'Winter's King', which gave readers their first glimpse of the world later made famous in /5().

Buy The Wind's Twelve Quarters Reissue by Ursula K Le Guin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(94).   Ursula LeGuin named her book of short stories after this poem by A.E. Housman. Her book inspired me to compose a 3-voice (ATB) setting for the poem. Here it is sung by The Ultrasounds (me and my.


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Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born in in Berkeley, and lives in Portland, Oregon. As ofshe has published twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry, and four of translation, and has received many honors and awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, and PEN/ by: The Wind's Twelve Quarters is a collection of Ursula K.

Le Guin's short stories - an early collection, so they're some of her first stories. There were some clunkers ("A Trip to the Head," for one, and "The Stars Below," for another), but they were nicely counteracted by some really great works like "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas," "Nine /5.

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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 /5(4). The Wind's Twelve Quarters, Volume 2 book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here, in this brilliant collection of stories b 4/5.

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. The Winds Twelve Quarters Ursula K. Le Guin (Harper & Row,hc) Foreword Semley's Necklace ["The Dowry of Angyar"] - ss Amazing Sep '64 April in Paris - ss Fantastic Sep '62 The Masters - ss Fantastic Feb '63 Darkness Box - ss Fantastic Nov '63 The Word of The winds twelve quarters book - ss Fantastic Jan '64 The Rule of Names - ss Fantastic Apr '64 Winter's /5(5).

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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.

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.

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15 editions of The wind's twelve quarters found in the catalog. About the Book. This is a collection containing, among other stories, the short story that started the Earthsea series." Along with "The Rule of Names," the story establishes the world and characters of Earthsea.

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