Changing Planes

Changing Planes

Ursula K. Le Guin

Synopsis of Changing Planes

The misery of waiting for a connecting flight at an airport leads to the accidental discovery of alighting on other planes--not airplanes but planes of existence. Ursula Le Guin's deadpan premise frames a Series of travel accounts by the tourist-narrator who describes bizarre societies and cultures that sometimes mirror our own, and sometimes open puzzling doors into the alien.

Reviews of Changing Planes


Even Le Guin's overtly cautionary tales have a delicacy that disarms resistance. -- Gerald Jonas, The New York Times

From this volume alone it is understandable to see why the critics have heaped so much praise on this remarkable Author. -- Paul Skevington, SF Crowsnest