Tehanu (Earthsea #4) - Ursula K. Le Guin7.52

Nebula Award 1990, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 1991, Mythopoeic Fantasy Award nominee 1991.

Cover art by Tudor Humphries.

Years before, they had escaped together from the sinister Tombs of Atuan – she, an isolated young priestess, he, a powerful wizard. Now she is a farmer's widow, having chosen for herself the simple pleasures of an ordinary life. And he is a broken old man, mourning the powers lost to him not by choice.

A lifetime ago, they helped each other at a time of darkness and danger. Now they must join forces again, to help another – the physically and emotionally scarred child whose own destiny remains to be revealed.

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Release date: 1990
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Tags: locus award, nebula award, tv series
Average rating: 7.52/10
Total ratings: 239
Updated: January 18, 2017

Earthsea :: Series

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

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8/10 |
October 07, 2007
There are some people who don't like Tehanu, but I like it. Tehanu is completely different from the previous Earthsea books, but it's well written and interesting. I think that Tehanu was written for adult readers and that's why young readers ...