The author traces the influence of Taoism on Ursula K. Le Guin's science fiction, analysing the use of spiritual symbols in her book, 'The left hand of darkness' which directly relates to her belief in Taoism.
Language and what it means? What is lost even in the best of translations? There are some of the questions that the author ponders over. along with how language and cultures are much more closely related than they actually seem to be.