A Wizard of Earthsea Author:Ursula K. Le Guin Earthsea-- — Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea cycle has become one of the best-loved fantasies of our time. The windswept world of Earthsea is one of the greatest creations in all of fantasy literature, frequently compared with J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth or C.S. Lewis's Narnia. The magnificent saga begins with A Wizard of Earhsea, continues in The... more » Tombs of Atuan and The Farthest Shore, and concludes with Tehanu--each book a treasure of wisdom, wonder, and literary wizardry.
A Wizard of Earthsea--
Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.« less