The Dispossessed Summary
Ursula K. Le Guin

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The Dispossessed Overview

The Dispossessed is a novel by Ursula Le Guin. This novel won multiple awards upon its publication in the 1970s as a novel of anarchy and the search for a utopia. In this novel, Shevek travels to the planet of Urras from his home planet of Anarres to share ideas with other physicists and to see what it is like to live in a society with a government. In the end, Shevek fails to find his utopia and returns to his own world despite the threat of death upon his landing.

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