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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.
Have loved this book for many years and have just now reread it - find it holds up well and the writing is terrific.Published 4 hours ago by M. Michael
I thought this book was pretty boring. But if you are one who likes wizardry and a loooooonnnngggg adventure, go ahead and read it.Published 15 days ago by Ash
This book was recommended to me by a man who got a lot from it when it came out in the 60s. I don't know if he's read it since: post Harry Potter and the reprise of "Lord of the... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Annette Seidenglanz
I came upon this author by accident. I am so glad I did! Her characters are well written. Her plot is solid. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Princess44
This was one of my favorite books growing up. I was delighted to find it in an ebook I could give to my young relatives.Published 27 days ago by M. L. Mcneal