The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

A Story

by Ursula K. Le Guin

On Sale: 02/14/2017

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

A Story

by Ursula K. Le Guin

On Sale: 02/14/2017

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About the Book

“Ursula Le Guin is more than just a writer of adult fantasy and science fiction . . . she is a philosopher; an explorer in the landscapes of the mind.” – Cincinnati Enquirer

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 spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse worlds. "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" is a short story originally published in the collection The Wind's Twelve Quarters.

Critical Praise

“Le Guin’s prose is so very luminous and simple, and she always tells the truth, and when I’m with her people, I’m with living people, on worlds as solid and real as my own. Le Guin has a gift, which is to transform words into worlds.” — Molly Gloss

“Delicious . . . her worlds are haunting psychological visions molded with firm artistry.” — Library Journal

“Ursula Le Guin keeps getting better and better.” — Chicago Sun-Times

“A collection that begins with a fine story and gets better and better.” — Dallas News

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062470973
  • ISBN 10: 0062470973
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 02/14/2017
  • List Price:6.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Alternative History
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Fantasy / Collections & Anthologies
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  • BISAC6 : LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General
  • BISAC7 : LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
  • BISAC8 : FICTION / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
  • BISAC9 : FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • BISAC10 : FICTION / Literary

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