- ISBN 9781473228412
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, Fiction, Literary Fiction, New Arrivals OS
- Author(s) Ursula K. Le Guin
- Publisher Orion Publishing Co
- Weight 0.227 kg
Shevek is brilliant scientist who is attempting to find a new theory of time - but there are those who are jealous of his work, and will do anything to block him. So he leaves his homeland, hoping to find a place of more liberty and tolerance. Initially feted, Shevek soon finds himself being used as a pawn in a deadly political game.