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In this second book of Le Guin's Earthsea series, readers will meet Tenar, a priestess to the "Nameless Ones" who guard the catacombs of the Tombs of Atuan. Only Tenar knows the passageways of this dark labyrinth, and only she can lead the young wizard Sparrowhawk, who stumbles into its maze, to the greatest treasure of all. Will she? --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Nothing much happens in this book and it is pretty slow, but Ursula K. LeGuin is a beautiful writer and
this is beautifully written. It's worth reading just for that.
I read these as a kid in grade school and gave this to my Boyfriend because he loved "The Name of The Wind." He loves these even though they are "teen" books. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mallory
This one is The Best...Ms Le Guin at her smartest, most lyrical, and very memorable. Can be re read yearly, and still great. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Suzeestorm1
The real power of this slow-moving fantasy isn't in exciting events, but in powerful images. The heroine, though powerful in name, is caught in a world others have constructed for... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ben Bartlett
As usual,Ursula Le Guin wrote a great, fantastical story of wizards, dragons, the archipelago, and speech. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Megan D
Great book, but the "school & library binding" version is tiny, 4" x 7". Very disappointingPublished 2 months ago by Ben