Orsinia Malafrena, Orsinian Tales

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Science Fiction

Orsinia Malafrena, Orsinian Tales Synopsis

Among the less-traveled mountains and plains of Central Europe, a little east of Austria perhaps and north of Slovenia, lies the old kingdom of Orsinia. A land of forests and quiet farmlands and towns, with its capital city Krasnoy on the broad Molsen River, Orsinia has always found itself, like all the countries of Europe, subject to forces beyond its borders. Yet, cast as they are in the shadow of tyrannies both Western and Eastern, the lives and dreams of its free people are no less important than the great arguments of Europe's emperors and dictators. Here then are those lives: in tales of romance and blood-lust, hope and fear, freedom and tyranny, passion and despair.

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ISBN: 9781473212060
Publication date: 08/06/2017
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Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781473212060
Publication date: 8th June 2017
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 560 pages
Genres: Science Fiction, Shorter Reads,
Categories: Science fiction, Fantasy,

About Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea have attained undisputed classic status; and her recent series, the Annals of the Western Shore, has won her the PEN Center USA Children's literature award and the Nebula Award for best novel. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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