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Book Information: Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, the

Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, the (1973) [Short Story]
by Ursula K. Le Guin Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

Some inhabitants of a peaceful kingdom cannot tolerate the act of cruelty that underlies its happiness.

Original title: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Wind's Twelve Quarters, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Black Water (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Graham Greene , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Franz Kafka , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Tennessee Williams , Lord Dunsany , Robert Louis Stevenson , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Daphne du Maurier , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , O. Henry , John Collier , Isak Dinesen , Hermann Hesse , Saki , Charles Williams , W. W. Jacobs , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Joanne Greenberg , Walter de la Mare , Howard Fast , Max Beerbohm , Hans Christian Andersen , Manuel Mujica Láinez , I. A. Ireland , Stephen Vincent Benét , Hilaire Belloc , L. P. Hartley , Alex Comfort , Francis King , Marguerite Yourcenar , Junichiro Tanizaki , Robert Hichens , Jean Cocteau , Flann O'Brien , David Garnett , Bruno Schulz , Lafcadio Hearn , Juan Manuel , João Guimarães Rosa , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Pedro Antonio de Alarcón , Virgilio Piñera , Brian Moore , André Pieyre de Mandiargues , Cynthia Ozick , Marco Denevi , J. B. Priestley , Horacio Quiroga , Marcel Aymé , George Hitchcock , Adolfo Bioy Casares
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Harlan Ellison , Lord Dunsany , Michael Moorcock , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Clark Ashton Smith , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Abraham Merritt , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Manly Wade Wellman
     Secret History of Science Fiction, the (2009) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Steven Millhauser , Michael Chabon , Thomas M. Disch , Jonathan Lethem , Lucius Shepard , Margaret Atwood , Don Delillo , John Kessel , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , T.C. (Thomas Coraghessan) Boyle , Karen Joy Fowler , Carter Scholz , James Patrick Kelly , Kate Wilhelm , Maureen F. McHugh , Molly Gloss , George Saunders

Notes:

  • Cover art by Rob Day

Edition #1: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas




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