最初の1冊は無料。今すぐ聴こう。

The Left Hand of Darkness

BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
著者: Ursula Le Guin
ナレーター: full cast, Toby Jones, James McArdle
再生時間: 1 時間 53 分
カテゴリー: 洋書, Science Fiction & Fantasy

30日間の無料体験後は月額1,500円。いつでも退会できます。

OR
カートに追加済み

あらすじ・解説

The first ever broadcast dramatisation of Ursula Le Guin's seminal science fiction novel.

On an alien world in the middle of an ice age, one man prepares for the biggest mission of his life. Alone and unarmed, Genly Ai has been sent from Earth to persuade the people of Gethen to join the Ekumen, a union of planets. But it's a task fraught with danger.

Genly is shocking to the natives, for Gethen is a world in which humans are ambigendered - everyone can be a mother, and everyone can be a father. First Minister Estraven is the only person who champions Genly's cause, but their relationship is deeply incomprehensible and troubling.

As the duo embark on a journey that will take them to the edge of their physical and emotional endurance, the stakes are high - to save a world from war and save their own lives.

Ursula Le Guin's award-winning masterpiece was one of the first feminist SF novels, and this compelling dramatisation is both a subtle exploration of gender and a thrilling tale of love, betrayal and survival in a landscape of endless snow and ice. It stars Lesley Sharp (Scott & Bailey), Toby Jones (Dad's Army) and Louise Brealey (Sherlock).

Duration: two hours approx.

©2016 Ursula Le Guin (P)2016 BBC Worldwide Ltd.

カスタマーレビュー

カスタマーレビュー:以下のタブを選択することで、他のサイトのレビューをご覧になれます。

レビューはまだありません。
並べ替え:
絞り込み:
  • 総合評価
    4 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    4 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Scott S
  • 2016/10/20

This is not the full book

Wish someone else had wrote this in a review, I guess I spent more time looking for a review and not enough looking at the length. Only two hours. It's not bad, but obvious well short on details amd explanarion that must be in the book. As for performance, the dialogue was often read in a soft voice, dramatic maybe but harder to hear and understand than most audiobooks. I would rather be able to listen to someone just read the book than act it out as an audio play. My fauly I should have paid closer attention to the description.

21人中19人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • theamazingcatherine
  • 2017/03/02

I want to give this six stars

It's always difficult adapting a novel - what to keep, what to leave out, how to interpret character voices. This brought the beauty and the terror of the ice-crossing, and the complex relationship between Ai and Estraven, with a host of wonderfully living voices. Gorgeous. Gripping. Good show all around.

3人中3人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Scott K. Simpson
  • 2016/10/28

Good, but not the novel

I like the dramatization, however there were parts not included which could've been with good effect. There is a particular chapter in the novel " The question of sex" which I think would've explained much more about the gethenians for those who hadn't read the novel.

1人中1人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Scott Sexton
  • 2019/05/10

Excellent performances of a very moving story.

Toby Jones as King Argaven shines in his brief portrayal. Loved hearing this excellent adaptation.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazon Customer
  • 2016/12/09

Still a favorite of all time.

I love this book and this performance of it. Perfect! If only it could have been the full unabridged version.

1人中0人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    2 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    3 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Eli
  • 2016/07/09

meh

i expected more but left unimpressed. only one thing made me go woah. and that was the inability for gender changers to comprehend how non-changers view the opposite sex within their own culture.

12人中2人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

並べ替え:
絞り込み:
  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Chris
  • 2017/07/28

Proper Science Fiction

No guns, no explosions, just concepts, snow, and writing. No more words are needed. none.

8人中8人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    4 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    4 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Mariangela
  • 2018/03/15

beautiful but a bit confusing to follow

loved it but this it was a bit too abridged which made difficult to follow

3人中2人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • I. R. Lowell
  • 2019/10/11

Engaging storytelling excellently adapting a great seminal novel

Superb retelling of Ursula K LeGuin’s novel. The acting is superb and conveys the misunderstandings of the masculine ambassador in a world where sexuality only flourishes every Kemmer-period. The use of story within the story and the short experience of spiritual encounter, encompasses the wealth and depth of what being human means. The author later regretted writing ‘he‘ as the pronominal form for the Gethians and this production, in using female actors in the main enables the strain and strangeness of being not just the alien but the one who is In permanent Kemmer to be realised. Excellent audio production.

並べ替え:
絞り込み:
  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Erin
  • 2016/09/24

love this story.

was wonderful to hear this story that i know so well to be acted out

2人中2人のお客様がこのレビューが参考になったと答えています。

同じ著者・ナレーターの作品