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The Other Wind

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The sorcerer Alder fears sleep. He dreams of the land of death, of his wife who died young and longs to return to him so much that she kissed him across the low stone wall that separates our world from the Dry Land-where the grass is withered, the stars never move, and lovers pass without knowing each other. The dead are pulling Alder to them at night. Through him they may free themselves and invade Earthsea.

Alder seeks advice from Ged, once Archmage. Ged tells him to go to Tenar, Tehanu, and the young king at Havnor. They are joined by amber-eyed Irian, a fierce dragon able to assume the shape of a woman.

The threat can be confronted only in the Immanent Grove on Roke, the holiest place in the world and there the king, hero, sage, wizard, and dragon make a last stand.

Le Guin combines her magical fantasy with a profoundly human, earthly, humble touch.

Synopsis:

An exciting re-launch of the classic Earthsea Cycle, by fantasy literature legend Ursula K. Le Guin, winner of a Newbery Honor, the National Book Award, Pushcart Prize, and six Nebula Awards.

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1929. Among her honors are a National Book Award, five Hugo and five Nebula Awards, the Kafka Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547543192
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Animals - Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Classics
Subject:
Fiction : Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fiction : Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Publication Date:
September 2001
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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An exciting re-launch of the classic Earthsea Cycle, by fantasy literature legend Ursula K. Le Guin, winner of a Newbery Honor, the National Book Award, Pushcart Prize, and six Nebula Awards.
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