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A Wizard Of Earthsea - Ursula K. Le Guin

Paperback Published: 14th November 2016
ISBN: 9780141354910
Number Of Pages: 304

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‘What good is power when you’re too wise to use it?’

Ged enters wizard school to learn the rules of magic. Headstrong and naïve, he accidentally unleashes a terrible shadow-creature into the world. To correct the balance, he must face and destroy the shadow, whatever the cost. Ged’s quest takes him to the farthest corner of Earthsea – a land of fearsome dragons, jealous wizards, darkness and light – where he will meet his destiny.

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkley, California, in 1929, daughter of the writer Theodora Kroeber and the anthropologist Alfred Kroeber. Her published work includes twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, seven volumes of poetry and four of translation. Among her best-known novels are The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed, Always Coming Home and Lavinia.

She holds five Hugo and six Nebula Awards, the last for Powers in 2009, and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Ursula K. Le Guin's most famous work of fantasy is the Earthsea series. The books have been translated into many languages around the world.

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Earthsea is a towering pinnacle of fantasy, its stories beautiful, epic, intimate, unique. Nowhere else is magic made more thrillingly real

ISBN: 9780141354910
ISBN-10: 0141354917
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 14th November 2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1