The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness

by

Ursula K. Le Guin

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A furry mammal that lives on Gethen. It is prized for its soft, warm fur.
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Pesthry Term Timeline in The Left Hand of Darkness

The timeline below shows where the term Pesthry appears in The Left Hand of Darkness. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 15
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As they travel through the forest Estraven traps and kills some pesthry, which they eat. The next day, as he and Ai climb into the mountains, Ai... (full context)