A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea #1) - Ursula K. Le Guin7.94

Cover art by David Smee.

In his day Ged, called the Sparrowhawk, became both dragonlord and Archmage. His story is told in many songs, but this is the haunting tale of a proud, lonely boy in the time before his fame.

It is a tale of wizards, dragons and shadows played out in Earthsea, a world of numberless islands and vast oceans where mages, looking for adventure, wandered, working magic...

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Release date: 1968
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Tags: tv series
Average rating: 7.94/10
Total ratings: 339
Updated: August 18, 2021

Earthsea :: Series

The Earthsea Quartet8.36
The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea #1)7.92
The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea #2)7.94
The Farthest Shore (Earthsea #3)7.98
Tehanu (Earthsea #4)7.52
Tales from Earthsea (Earthsea #5)7.80
The Other Wind (Earthsea #6)7.96

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10/10 |
October 04, 2007
Ursula K. Le Guin's first Earthsea book, A Wizard of Earthsea, is a real masterpiece of fantasy literature. In my opinion it's one of the best fantasy books ever written. Ursula K. Le Guin has managed to write an interesting and entertaining ...