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In this first book, A Wizard of Earthsea readers will witness Sparrowhawk's moving rite of passage--when he discovers his true name and becomes a young man. Great challenges await Sparrowhawk, including an almost deadly battle with a sinister creature, a monster that may be his own shadow. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I've always loved this story because of its characters, and its world.
It's a wonderful, well-told story of a young man, Ged, coming of age in a world where words can have the power of magic and dragons are as real as earthquakes.
Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea is (and deserves to be) a classic of modern fantasy literature.
This is an author who had vision. I did not discover this series when I was young and fresh into the fantasy genre. Read morePublished 4 hours ago by M.N.
Just could not wrap my brain around this one. One of us was trying too hard and I guess Ursula won. Seemed very derivative, perhaps, because of the Harry Potter books, which after... Read morePublished 8 hours ago by david fox
The Wizard of Earthsea is the first fantasy novel in the Earthsea series. It follows a young wizard as he gets recognized and selected to be a part of a grand wizarding school. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amber Gregg
I was very young and going through a dark teenage time when I read this book for the first time.
Won't go so far as to say "It saved my life! Read more
Solid fantasy book, enjoyable and unconventional while still feeling old and epic. Great subversion of certain fantasy tropes like good vs. evil armies and white heroes.Published 21 days ago by Ben Bartlett
I heard great things about these stories but was bored and not impressed with the writing style. Did not finish it....seemed like same old wonder boy saves the world stuff.Published 1 month ago by S. M. Lott
This is a book that defies everyday description.
Oh, I could tell you the plot: as he learns his craft, a young and very talented apprentice wizard begins to believe... Read more
I see why this is a classic . It's a story, legend of sorts, not a book. The difference is the way the author tells the story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by programmerX