A Wizard of Earthsea Author:Ursula K. Le Guin "The island of Gont is a land famous for wizards. Many a Gontishman has gone forth to serve the Lords of the Archipelao in their cities as wizard or mage, or, looking for adventure, to wander working magic from isle to isle of all Earthsea. Of these some say the greatest was the man called Sparrowhawk, who in his day became both dragonlord and ... more »Archmage. Hise life is told of in many songs, but this is a tale of the time before his fame, before the songs were made."
So begins this novel of wizards, dragons and shadows, played out in a world of numberless islands and vast oceans, a world where the laws of magic are as exact and inevitable as those we know as science. The planet known as Earthsea will become bright and sharply real to you as you read this compelling adventure.« less