The Lathe of Heaven

The Lathe of Heaven

Ursula K. Le Guin
4.1/5 (59633 ratings)
A classic science fiction novel by one of the greatest writers of the genre, set in a future world where one man's dreams control the fate of humanity.

In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields. Soon George must preserve reality itself as Dr. Haber becomes adept at manipulating George's dreams for his own purposes.

The Lathe of Heaven is an eerily prescient novel from award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin that masterfully addresses the dangers of power and humanity's self-destructiveness, questioning the nature of reality itself. It is a classic of the science fiction genre.
Language
English
Pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Release
August 19, 2003
ISBN
0060512741
ISBN 13
9780060512743

The Lathe of Heaven

Ursula K. Le Guin
4.1/5 (59633 ratings)
A classic science fiction novel by one of the greatest writers of the genre, set in a future world where one man's dreams control the fate of humanity.

In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields. Soon George must preserve reality itself as Dr. Haber becomes adept at manipulating George's dreams for his own purposes.

The Lathe of Heaven is an eerily prescient novel from award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin that masterfully addresses the dangers of power and humanity's self-destructiveness, questioning the nature of reality itself. It is a classic of the science fiction genre.
Language
English
Pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Release
August 19, 2003
ISBN
0060512741
ISBN 13
9780060512743

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