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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.
I read this as a kid and remembered enjoying it very much; now that I have a 12-year-old, I thought that I could take it out for him to read and expand his horizons beyond a... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Surferofromantica
First a thank you to Margaret Atwood, who chose this book for the WSJ book club, that's how I learned of it. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Evette Davis
I had not read this as a teen. A friend mentioned it once, and I decided to read it, and I'm very glad I did. It is such a beautiful story. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Beatriz
Loved as a youth and even now, the amazing plot and character development never gets old. Forever my favorite book.Published 24 days ago by Geovanni Primus
An awesome read. I read this book when I was in High School and now I bought it for my son. The book was delivered in perfect condition. Read morePublished 27 days ago by D. Roberts
This was an enjoyable read. I don't typically read fantasy, but I liked it nonetheless. The story line would appeal to readers of all ages.Published 1 month ago by Nic
Better than Harry Potter. Young readers may not like it as well as Harry Potter books because the level of writing is deeper, the characters have more maturity and depth. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark A. Mills
Appealing to all ages sending you on a voyage, and adventure far from the realms of normalcy and reality yet bringing you to a place of simple distraction and completeness at the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by JAKIBLOO
Quick delivery and in great condition. I love this book so I am happy either way.Published 2 months ago by Heidi Cutlack