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The Dispossessed

Ursula K. Le Guin

Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life—Shevek must make the unprecedented ...
Publish Date
October 20
First Published in 1974
Goodreads rating
Sep 20, 2020
@ibmmiller @BretWeinstein LeGuin’s The Dispossessed is one of my favorites. It’s an I ncredible book.      source
Dec 22, 2017
Fantastic early Christmas present: the book I first read age 15. @ursulakleguin      source
Feb 16, 2021
The best book I've ever read about anarchism and how it might work in a political context is Ursula Le Guin's The Dispossessed. It's a marvelous novel.      source