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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.
I read the first Earthsea Cycle book, A Wizard of Earthsea back in February and although I liked it, I wasn't blown away by it. Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Stephanie Verhaegen (Bookfever)
A very quick read, but one that I think will stick with me for a long time. As always, Le Guin's writing is fluid and beautiful, understated and sparse, but shockingly powerful. Read morePublished 19 days ago by VI
Ursula K Le Guin is a writer for whom substance, depth, and meaning are all valued and given space in a way that few authors in fantasy attempt. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Jeff Wilson
Fairly good. Did not get fuzzy and trail off at the end like the last one. Not from the wizard's point of view though.Published 23 days ago by Stephen Schaff
What a great tale. I love the way these stories are written. They are full bodied but gently drawn almost like slowly unwinding a bobbin of thread. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer