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A Wizard of Earthsea

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 34,580 Ratings and 2,037 Reviews

Book Description
Often compared to Tolkien's Middle-earth or Lewis's Narnia, Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea is a stunning fantasy world that grabs quickly at our hearts, pulling us deeply into its imaginary realms. Four books (A Wizard of Earthsea, The Tombs of Atuan, The Farthest Shore, and Tehanu) tell the whole Earthsea cycle--a tale about a reckless, awkward boy named Sparrowhawk who becomes a wizard's apprentic... More
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (61 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages182
ISBN-100812421450
ISBN-13978-0812421453
Publication Date01/01/1982
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About Ursula K. Le Guin (Author) : Ursula K. Le Guin is a published author and a narrator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ursula K. Le Guin include The Farthest Shore (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 3), The Tombs of At... more
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About Ruth Robbins (Illustrator) : Ruth Robbins is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ruth Robbins include Ishi: Last of His Tribe (Bantam Starfire Books), ... more
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Reader Comments
4/13/2009 Constance Lombardo said: And all the Earthsea books. These are books I have to read every couple of years just to boost my spirits. LeGuin is absolutely one of the best.
tags: Inspired me

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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 140218
tags: ya, fantasy

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1/7/2008 Christy Evers said: Wow! How have I not read this book before now? Amazing! My "cannon" is starting to get full, but there's definately room for this one to remain on the list.
tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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8/24/2007 peta jinnath andersen said: Simple, precise language--I really enjoy the style.
tags: fable, fantasy

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