The Day Before the Revolution

science fiction short story by Ursula K. Le Guin, 1974

"The Day Before the Revolution" is a science fiction short story by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin, first published in 1974.

"The Day Before the Revolution"
AuthorUrsula K. Le Guin
CountryUnited States
SeriesHainish Cycle
Published inGalaxy
Publication typeMagazine
Media typePrint
Publication date1974

It is a short story that happens before the story in the novel The Dispossessed. The main character is "Odo". She is the woman who led the revolution that started the anarchist society in The Dispossessed.[1]


  1. Spivack, Charlotte, Ursula K. Le Guin, (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1984), page 74.