The Farthest Shore
Book Three of Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle Darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: the world and its wizards are losing their magic. Despite being wearied with age, Ged Sparrowhawk -- Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord -- embarks on a daring, treacherous journey, accompanied by Enlad's... show more
Book Three of Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle Darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: the world and its wizards are losing their magic. Despite being wearied with age, Ged Sparrowhawk -- Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord -- embarks on a daring, treacherous journey, accompanied by Enlad's young Prince Arren, to discover the reasons behind this devastating pattern of loss. Together they will sail to the farthest reaches of their world -- even beyond the realm of death -- as they seek to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it. With millions of copies sold worldwide, Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere, alongside the works of such beloved authors as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.
Publish date: November 23rd 2004
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages no: 259
Edition language: English
Series: Earthsea Cycle (#3)
I hit a couple images that I recall from Dad reading it to us, but I suspect I only reread the first two as a teen. My memory isn't that bad. Our teen protagonist of the book is the heir to a prestigious island princedom who comes to the Isle of Roke for help. The magic is vanishing from the world...
On average, I would say I enjoyed this book about as much as I had enjoyed the previous two books, but maybe less in some ways, and more in other ways.In the very beginning of book one, we were told Ged would eventually be an Archmage. At the beginning of this book, we find that this has come to pa...
Moja najmniej ulubiona część cyklu. Może dlatego się na niej zatrzymałam i nigdy nie dotarłam do "Tehanu", za które będę się powoli zabierać. "Najdalszemu brzegowi" brakuje mądrości "Czarnoksiężnika z Archipelagu" i rozmachu "Grobowców Atuanu". Brakuje mu - nomen omen - magii. W "Czarnoksiężniku"...
8/10 - REWELACYJNA Bez wątpienia najlepsza część z dotychczasowo przeczytanych. Szkoda tylko, że pokręciłam się w chronologii Ziemiomorza. Trudno. :D
(read originally in the 80's)Scope Review: Earthsea Trilogy. “Only in silence the word,Only in dark the light,Only in dying life:Bright the hawk’s flightOn the empty sky”Yin & Yang?I honestly don't remember a time when I wasn't obsessed with reading and collecting books. I'd define childhood as a ne...