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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.
One of the very best of the fantasy genre. What more can I say to praise, that hasn't already been said?Published 8 days ago by Sarah
This is a great book! The story has wizards and dragons, and there's even a school for wizards. I reread this and the other books in the cycle every three or four years. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Another Wench
This series has been around for a long time. But hey, it took me 30 years to pick up the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I'm a little slow on the uptake.... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Jet
This book is truly life changing . It helped me see through a whole new light . I would recommend this to all my friends but sadly they can not read this because we are only 11 . Read morePublished 19 days ago by S. Steele
This was a fun little book. It was really enjoyable. I would recommend it for anyone that likes fantasy and magic.Published 20 days ago by Steven
A solid story on how a great wizard started out long before Harry Potter. It's very interesting in its take on magic based on power in knowing the true names of everything. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Sarah Summers
It's not a bad book. A quick read, certainly worth the time. It's just that it's somehow lacking: too short, too thin, too much distance between writer, characters, and reader. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Out of keeping with the stock character
The beauty of A Wizard of Earthsea was how different and unique it was in the Fantasy genre. Sparrows was not just a flawed hero, but a human one who is constantly trying to better... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lord Akiyama