Lavinia

Version: Unabridged
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: September 2008
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 45 minutes
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Overview

Highly acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin lends a resonant voice to a pivotal yet often overlooked character of Vergil's The Aeneid. Born into peace and freedom, Lavinia is stunned to learn that she will be the cause of a great war-or so the prophecies and omens claim. Her fate is sealed, however, when she meets a man from Troy.

"... masterful ..."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

Author Details

Author Details

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of more than one hundred short stories, two collections of essays, four volumes of poetry, and nineteen novels. Her best-known fantasy works, the Earthsea books, have sold millions of copies in America and England, and have been translated into sixteen languages. Her first major work of science fiction, "The Left Hand of Darkness", is considered epochmaking in the field because of its radical investigation of gender roles and its moral and literary complexity.

Three of Le Guin's books have been finalists for the American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and