The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Hardcover – Penguin Classics – Nov2016 – 255 pages
One of six deluxe hardcover editions that form the Penguin Galaxy series, with an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
Without dust jacket, as issued.
The story of a lone human emissary’s mission to Winter, an unknown alien world whose inhabitants can choose—and change—their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the completely dissimilar culture that he encounters.