Le tombe di Atuan
Publish date: 2008
Pages no: 213
Edition language: Italian
Series: Earthsea Cycle (#2)
Synopsis: At the age of six, Tenar was taken from her home and made High Priestess of the Nameless Ones, dark powers of the Tombs of Atuan. But when the wizard, Ged, comes to steal the tombs' greatest treasure he also comes to bring Tenar out of darkness.Review: Ursula Le Guin is known as one of the...
This feels above my petty likes and dislikes. It's a slower, more introspective story than Wizard - no gadding about continents, just the hard dry struggle for freedom; the difficult choice to live and move on. In some ways it feels simplistic; but once it warms to its theme it's anything but. Subtl...
This is the second book in the Earthsea Cycle series, and I enjoyed it as much as the first one. I was a little disappointed at first because I had hoped to continue reading about the characters who had interested me so much in the first book, but this book focuses on a different main character. I...
It is probably obvious I like this book.
The first book of the original trilogy, A Wizard of Earthsea was centered on a two-named hero, the boy Sparrowhawk who becomes the Wizard Ged. This middle book is focused a a two-named heroine: Tenar, chosen to be the high priestess in childhood as the reincarnation of the last high priestess. She b...
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