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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 when I was a kid and loved it for the magic and the gorgeous story. Now, 30+ years later, rereading it for a book club, I am just gobsmacked at how good the writing is,... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kira
Amazing story for young and old alike. This should be read by any and everyone that really enjoys a fantasy book that will completely immerse them in the experience. Read morePublished 9 days ago by GirlsRule
Perfect for teens or anyone who wants a light story. The characters are like-able and their journey kept me interested. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Aithne8
Loved the story I would recommend this book to anyone reading this review. Buy this book it is a must have for adventure loversPublished 12 days ago by bob
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 27 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 29 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 1 month ago by Beatriz
Loved as a youth and even now, the amazing plot and character development never gets old. Forever my favorite book.Published 1 month ago by Geovanni Primus