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A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula K. Le Guin
A Wizard of Earthsea
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Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea,  but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless  youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered  with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow  upon the world. This is the tale of his testing,  how he mastered the mighty words of power,... show more
Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea,  but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless  youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered  with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow  upon the world. This is the tale of his testing,  how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an  ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to  restore the balance.From the Paperback edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553383041 (0553383043)
Publisher: Bantam Spectra
Pages no: 183
Edition language: English
Series: Earthsea Cycle (#1)
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 An old friend.
My dad read the first four to us when we were tiny smol, and then I reread the trilogy as a teen, so it's very hard to separate this book from my memories of this book, which are vague but wondrous. Le Guin herself said that the lack of positive, powerful women was a mistake made by a young author...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 A Wizard of Earthsea
It is almost always fun to revisit books you have not read in a longish time and this one was no exception. The only issue I might have with this quick read is now I want to reread the rest of the series (if that can really be called an issue).4 Stars for entertainment as expected.
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 A Wizard of Earthsea
It is almost always fun to revisit books you have not read in a longish time and this one was no exception. The only issue I might have with this quick read is now I want to reread the rest of the series (if that can really be called an issue).4 Stars for entertainment as expected.
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.5 Review: A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle Book 1 of 6ish)
I was an adult before I became hooked on reading science fiction and fantasy, so there are a lot of classic books and authors I’ve still never read. Until a day and a half ago, Ursula Le Guin was one of those authors. The story is about a boy named Ged who, we’re told in the first paragraph, will b...
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4.0 A Wizard of Earthsea / Ursula K. LeGuin
Ged, the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, was called Sparrowhawk in his reckless youth. Hungry for power and knowledge, Sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an anci...
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