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The Farthest Shore: The Earthsea Cycle

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ISBN13: 9780689847820
ISBN10: 0689847823
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Darkness Threatens to overtake Earthsea. As the world and its wizards are losing their magic, Ged — powerful Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord — embarks on a sailing journey with highborn young prince, Arren. They travel far beyond the realm of death to discover the cause of these evil disturbances and to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it.

With millions of copies sold, Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere. Complex, innovative, and deeply moral, this quintessential fantasy sequence has been compared with the work of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and has helped make Le Guin one of the most distinguished fantasy and science fiction writers of all time. She has won countless awards for her work, including the Nebula, Hugo, National Book, and Newberry Honor awards, and lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Darkness Threatens to overtake Earthsea. As the world and its wizards are losing their magic, Ged — powerful Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord — embarks on a sailing journey with highborn young prince, Arren. They travel far beyond the realm of death to discover the cause of these evil disturbances and to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it.

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin was born in 1929 in Berkeley, California. She has written more than a hundred short stories. 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.

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Ethan, February 25, 2009 (view all comments by Ethan)
If you are a fan of L.O.R. or H.P. you will enjoy the adventures of young Jed as he becomes a legendary wizard. Ursla has a unique take on how to become a wizard and how a wizard's power is derived. Middle school readers and upwards will enjoy this series.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689847820
Subtitle:
The Earthsea Cycle
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Publisher:
Aladdin
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
National Book Awards.
Subject:
Visionary & Metaphysics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Earthsea Cycle
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
September 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.65x5.15x.73 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , Darkness Threatens to overtake Earthsea. As the world and its wizards are losing their magic, Ged — powerful Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord — embarks on a sailing journey with highborn young prince, Arren. They travel far beyond the realm of death to discover the cause of these evil disturbances and to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it.
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